Piece image
Image by: Nina Porzucki 

Meet the Occupy Wall Street Press

From: TurnStyle
Length: 03:57

Embed_button
In midst of the frenzy at Zuccotti Park, under a giant pink umbrella, a small group of Occupy Wall Street protesters hover over laptops surrounded by mounds of equipment covered in blue tarps. A beaten up cardboard sign rests at their feet, the word “media” written in Magic Marker. This is the Occupy Wall Street media headquarters. Read the full description.

Prx_ows_small In midst of the frenzy at Zuccotti Park, under a giant pink umbrella, a small group of Occupy Wall Street protesters hover over laptops surrounded by mounds of equipment covered in blue tarps. A beaten up cardboard sign rests at their feet, the word “media” written in Magic Marker. This is the Occupy Wall Street media headquarters.

More from TurnStyle

Caption: A panel from Insufferable #1, Credit: Courtesy of Thrillbent.com

A Comics Crusader For The Digital Age (04:05)
From: TurnStyle

Eisner Award winning comic book writer Mark Waid is a superhero scribe by day, and a digital comics revolutionary by night.
Piece image

Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Find Me A Part-Time Job (03:36)
From: TurnStyle

The unemployment rate is 8.1 percent, but the underemployment rate — that's people who work part time but want full-time work — is much higher. For many people, making ends ...
Piece image

What’s Going On: The Youth Radio Remix (09:31)
From: TurnStyle

A behind the scenes look at the making of the Youth Radio/1-O.A.K. remix of Marvin Gaye's 'What's Going On' for the Kennedy Center.
Piece image

Fusebox: The Writer’s Room with Bill Cotter (03:11)
From: TurnStyle

This segment features writer Bill Cotter, talking about his creative space. Cotter constructs crossword puzzles and is the author of the novel Fever Chart (McSweeney’s ...
Piece image

Fusebox: The Writer’s Room with Katherine Catmull (03:01)
From: TurnStyle

This segment features writer Katherine Catmull, talking about her creative space. Catmull’s novel Summer and Bird will be published by Dutton Juvenile (Penguin) in October ...
Piece image

Fusebox: The Writer's Room with Robert Faires (02:55)
From: TurnStyle

This segment features writer Robert Faires, talking about his creative space. Faires is the Arts Editor for The Austin Chronicle and has been active in the city's theatre ...
Piece image

'Mosquita y Mari' Director Defies All Convention (04:33)
From: TurnStyle

It was a long road to this year’s Sundance Film Festival for the independent feature “Mosquita y Mari,” about the friendship between two Latina, bilingual teenagers. The ...
Piece image

Young Missionaries Separate Church From State (03:41)
From: TurnStyle

If campaigning for Republican Presidential candidates in New Hampshire sounds like hard work, try going door-to-door on primary weekend… for Jesus.
Caption: Livestream CEO Max Haot during a TEDX Talk in November, 2011, Credit: Photo: TEDX/Screenshot

From Livestream To Mainstream (02:50)
From: TurnStyle

The Occupy Wall Street Movement has been using the Internet to help get its message across, specifically one website, LiveStream.com. Since the first demonstrations in ...
Piece image

Recent College Grad Dons “Hire Me” Sandwich Board (04:07)
From: TurnStyle

A job seeker and a sandwich board.

Piece Description

Broadcast History

Originally aired on NPR's All Things Considered 10/19/2011

Transcript

In midst of the frenzy at Zuccotti Park, under a giant pink umbrella, a small group of Occupy Wall Street protesters hover over laptops surrounded by mounds of equipment covered in blue tarps. A beaten up cardboard sign rests at their feet, the word “media” written in Magic Marker. This is the Occupy Wall Street media headquarters.

Colin Laws is a 19-year-old here from Connecticut who came to OWS to help the media team. “We got people that monitor social media such as Twitter and Facebook, people that monitor the news, people that Livestream,” he said. “That’s a huge thing, actually, because that’s how get a lot of our news out to our followers.”

A week ago, Laws was one of those Livestream followers, watching the streaming video of Zucotti park over the internet. And then after weeks of just watching the Global Revolution Livestream channel, he sold his TV and all of his video games a...
Read the full transcript

Related Website

http://turnstylenews.com/2011/10/19/meet-the-occupy-wall-street-press/