Categories: media

No Tents = No Cameras = No Audience = No Occupy

Posted by: Mark Gimein on December 07

Three weeks ago, when New York City evicted the protesters from Zuccotti Park, it was not immediately clear what the outcome of the raid would be. I wrote in...

Blocked From Raid, The Media Await A Next Act

Posted by: Mark Gimein on November 15

"Those who were arrested wanted to be arrested," New York City's police commissioner told reporters after today's police raid on Zuccotti park. It's hard to know if this is...

What's The Moral Price Of The IPhone?

Posted by: Mark Gimein on October 31

Usually, "art" is art and "journalism" is journalism. When the two meet, it's rarely on the same stage. An exception is the work of monologuist Mike Daisey. In a...

David Graeber In His Own Words

Posted by: Mark Gimein on October 30

The subject of this week's Businessweek's cover story is David Graeber, the anthropologist who is--well, as writer Drake Bennett explains, not exactly the spokesman or leader of the Zuccotti...

On Google, OWS Beats The Tea Party

Posted by: Mark Gimein on October 28

It's well known that Google knows a whole lot about us, but less known that they're pretty good about letting us know what they know. Bloomberg News reporter Esmé...

On The Suppression Of Protest And Debate

Posted by: Mark Gimein on October 27

The aim of this blog is, as for all of Bloomberg Businessweek, to give readers an understanding of business and the economy. Its title is "Occupy Wall Street: The...

60 Wall Street: The Real Headquarters Of OWS

Posted by: Mark Gimein on October 26

The scrum of Zuccotti Park defines the media image of the Wall Street protests. A maze of police barricades, signs, and the mass of tents and soup kitchens, a...

A Protest The Media Was Waiting For

Posted by: Mark Gimein on October 22

Last night I went down to Zuccotti Park.* Getting there now means navigating a maze of police barricades. "People are stupid, they don't know what's going on down there," one...

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