Wednesday, December 28, 2011

2011 retrospective: Occupy Wall Street and press corps disconnect

I'm trying to avoid the ever-popular year-end lists or retrospectives. But what the heck, here's one of my favorites from 2011, Occupy Wall Street and the cluelessness of the mainstream media in evaluating it, much less recognizing its potency. Here The Young Turks memorialize what may be the most emblematic moment on US mainstream TV news for 2011, Occupy Wall Street Attacked by Erin Burnett YouTube date 10/05/2011:



And this brilliant Halloween spoof by The Alyona Show's Alyona Minkovski 10/31/2011, Halloween:'Seriously, Protesters?!':



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