You may or may not have read my last post about Occupy Wall Street, and that’s just fine. This is serving as a bit of a follow-up…
Since my last post, I have opened my ears and eyes a bit more, and as a result, I have become a bit more educated and informed about what is going on down on Wall Street, and throughout other cities in the world. Since then, I have also received several mentions on other blogs related to Occupy Wall Street, and it’s begun to fascinate me how little attention Occupy Wall Street, or the other Occupy (insert city/state name here), have gained in the main media. The media only seems interested when larger events, such as protestors being maced, or a large number were arrested when crossing the Brooklyn Bridge.
Take notes, friends. This is something that is usually only seen and heard in history books.
But, are these news outlets doing their job? Are they explaining to the people why these people are being maced, or arrested, or why they’re even there to begin with? Is the “popular” media, making the protestors out to be harmful, destructive individuals, or people simply coming together to peacefully unite in change? Is the media doing its job? Or is New Media leading the way, while the “popular” media is taking a back seat ride and looking the other way?