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MannyGoldstein Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-11 11:56 PM
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3. Even the NY Times is giving it scant attention
and not making a fuss over the awful abuses by police.
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  -Media blackout on Wall Street protests... CoffeeCat  Sep-29-11 11:46 PM   #0 
  - I think the last thing the US Government wants is for this story to be played internationally  Samantha   Sep-29-11 11:52 PM   #1 
  - It is already being played internationally. n/t  Webster Green   Sep-30-11 12:06 AM   #8 
  - Actually, outside of this country I hear the news is quite different.  astral   Sep-30-11 12:07 AM   #9 
  - Pravda. /nt  TheMadMonk   Sep-30-11 12:35 AM   #12 
  - That cat is out of the bag  hifiguy   Sep-30-11 09:50 AM   #45 
  - They're praying it will go away. It won't.  Fire Walk With Me   Sep-29-11 11:55 PM   #2 
  - Actually, the foreign papers are the only ones covering it.  appleannie1   Sep-30-11 12:00 AM   #4 
  - Yeah..I of course meant US media.. ;)  Fire Walk With Me   Sep-30-11 01:37 AM   #15 
  - It concerns me that the only news I've seen on the protests show how protesters...  Just-plain-Kathy   Sep-30-11 11:59 PM   #54 
     - This is disturbing.  Kaleko   Oct-01-11 01:41 AM   #57 
        - There are businesses who make their money just cleaning up their clients reps on the internet. n/t  Just-plain-Kathy   Oct-01-11 01:46 PM   #59 
           - How can such businesses access Facebook and simply erase people's posts?  Kaleko   Oct-01-11 06:20 PM   #60 
  - Even the NY Times is giving it scant attention  MannyGoldstein   Sep-29-11 11:56 PM   #3 
  - In a way, the police abuse works FOR the occupation.  Smarmie Doofus   Sep-30-11 02:02 AM   #16 
  - If not for the Internet, who here would be aware of these protests?  Rageneau   Sep-30-11 12:02 AM   #5 
  - It's been on CNN every day lately  pinboy3niner   Sep-30-11 12:07 AM   #10 
     - Yes it has. n/t  whathehell   Sep-30-11 02:09 AM   #19 
  - Occupy Wall Street protest sparks nationwide movement. Per Washington Times  appleannie1   Sep-30-11 12:03 AM   #6 
  - Wow - the TImes? They must have some motive here.  Chipper Chat   Sep-30-11 01:00 AM   #13 
     - "Individual contributors are responsible for their content...."  Luminous Animal   Sep-30-11 02:09 AM   #18 
  - Sarah Palin's next mindless tweet  Mz Pip   Sep-30-11 12:04 AM   #7 
  - My brother and sister-in-law had no idea it was occurring,  gateley   Sep-30-11 12:15 AM   #11 
  - My wife informed me tonight that the "Occupy Together" movement  coalition_unwilling   Sep-30-11 01:07 AM   #14 
  - This evening there was a rally to support the Longshore workers in Longview WA.  DrunkenBoat   Sep-30-11 02:08 AM   #17 
  - is pathetic and will ruin this great nation.  Rex   Sep-30-11 02:29 AM   #20 
  - But if 10 tea baggers show up on the town square,  6000eliot   Sep-30-11 03:05 AM   #21 
  - Yeah, Thats what gets me the most about this.  PotatoChip   Sep-30-11 09:33 AM   #44 
  - MSNBC and Current are the only ones giving it any coverage.  Firebrand Gary   Sep-30-11 03:39 AM   #22 
  - I believe NYT and and Wall Street Journal and CNN are becoming increasingly irrelevant.  RickFromMN   Sep-30-11 06:02 AM   #23 
  - apparently some network outlets just don't do populism  Supersedeas   Sep-30-11 10:00 PM   #51 
  - We must be our own media. Corporate media (R) is on bended knee  SpiralHawk   Sep-30-11 06:04 AM   #24 
  - Someone with knowledge of professional protesting and with PR contacts  justiceischeap   Sep-30-11 06:07 AM   #25 
  - This "First they ignore you" chapter is a very long chapter.  City Lights   Sep-30-11 06:37 AM   #26 
  - Moved by author  Bragi   Sep-30-11 07:12 AM   #30 
  - Some of them need to dress up in costumes . . . seriously.  Vinca   Sep-30-11 06:53 AM   #27 
  - Polo shirt and Khakis = dress code for protests  Bragi   Sep-30-11 07:16 AM   #31 
  - And he is right  arikara   Sep-30-11 11:48 PM   #52 
  - Laughing out Loud n/t  Mira   Sep-30-11 09:20 AM   #43 
  - I don't watch much TV - but CNN has it on the Internet  TBF   Sep-30-11 07:08 AM   #28 
  - Also CBS with picture gallery -  TBF   Sep-30-11 07:09 AM   #29 
  - Oh, excuse me!  Le Taz Hot   Sep-30-11 07:16 AM   #32 
  - The MSM will know about this protest when ..  Bragi   Sep-30-11 07:24 AM   #34 
     - Which is when the REAL  Le Taz Hot   Sep-30-11 07:27 AM   #35 
        - It's those on the streets NOW who are setting the stage /nt  Bragi   Sep-30-11 07:29 AM   #36 
           - Yes they are  Le Taz Hot   Sep-30-11 07:36 AM   #38 
              - This one too!  Bragi   Sep-30-11 07:44 AM   #39 
                 - Yeah, but we could work that whole elderly angle.  Le Taz Hot   Sep-30-11 07:56 AM   #40 
                    - "Raging Grannies" are a constant presence in Canada  Bragi   Sep-30-11 07:59 AM   #41 
  - Mainstream Media coverage: be careful what you wish for  Bragi   Sep-30-11 07:21 AM   #33 
  - ^^^ This ^^^  MadrasT   Sep-30-11 01:26 PM   #47 
  - The MSM is Corporate McPravda, it's all deceptive crap.  Odin2005   Sep-30-11 07:34 AM   #37 
  - I see media coverage.  Bluenorthwest   Sep-30-11 09:11 AM   #42 
  - Walter Cronkite, David Brinkley, Chet Huntley, Edward R. Murrow and Dan Rather would be covering it!  in_cog_ni_to   Sep-30-11 10:03 AM   #46 
  - Total Blackout here in Belgium too  BelgianMadCow   Sep-30-11 03:54 PM   #48 
  - "Usually, the media covers protests like this,"  annabanana   Sep-30-11 04:01 PM   #49 
  - I remember it  SnakeEyes   Sep-30-11 11:53 PM   #53 
  - The general public will have to learn about it from blogs and others  Gman   Sep-30-11 09:14 PM   #50 
  - The MSM does not know how to handle this story because  JDPriestly   Oct-01-11 01:04 AM   #55 
  - Not exactlley I posted this AM Was the front page of the LA Times!  sce56   Oct-01-11 01:33 AM   #56 
  - Maybe they think if they ignore it, it will go away....  AsahinaKimi   Oct-01-11 02:51 AM   #58 

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