Tag: #occupy

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. After months of fighting, Twitter hands over Occupy protester’s tweets (Reuters) 2. Study: Social media matters, especially for small sites (Poynter) 3. DreamWorks and Google Play debut “Lincoln” trailer online, followed by a Hangout (WSJ) 4. Netflix Unfazed By Growing Competition […] more »

by Josh Stearns

Journalistic collaboration isn’t just something that happens between newsrooms. Increasingly, journalists working outside of traditional news organizations are coming together to support each other in a range of ways, from offering safety advice when covering protests to sharing news tips, local resource recommendations and more. Safety in Numbers “When ecosystems change and inflexible institutions collapse,” […] more »

by Josh Stearns

This month, federal agencies and local officials sent two powerful but conflicting messages to the American public about our right to record. On May 14, the Justice Department submitted a letter to the Baltimore Police Department providing in-depth guidance on citizens’ right to record. The letter was submitted as part of a court case that dates […] more »

by Rob Arcamona

Click here to read the whole series This piece is co-authored by Jeff Hermes and Andy Sellars. This year turned out to be one that could fit well in a Billy Joel song: peppered protesters, jailed journalists, Internet crusaders … the list goes on. To recap a year that has been chock-full of shifts in […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Since Adbusters called for a protest on Wall Street in September, a leader-less group calling itself Occupy Wall Street has been camping out in Zuccotti Park in downtown New York. The group has been calling itself the 99% of people in America who have no power compared to the top 1%, and their protests have […] more »

by Mark Glaser

The Mediatwits podcast is sponsored by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, which offers an intensive, cutting edge, three semester Master of Arts in Journalism; a unique one semester Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism; and the CUNY J-Camp series of Continuing Professional Development workshops focused on emerging trends and skill sets in the industry. Welcome […] more »