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Articles tagged Occupy Wall Street (13)

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From the protests in Hong Kong to Occupy and Sandy in New York, a new generation of tools is allowing communities to connect without using the Internet. Can they have a use in news too?
The liberal blogosphere isn’t what it used to be, becoming both more institutionalized and more atomized.
As we honor journalists who struggle in oppressive environments, the definition of “journalist” keeps expanding.
The new system will allow members to share stories, video, and photography and potentially make money licensing to other media. Justin Ellis
In the real-time news cycle, social media can — and should — be about much more than conversation. Burt Herman
Plus: The admirers and detractors of Facebook’s “frictionless sharing,” and the rest of the past two weeks’ most important stories and conversations.
Images can convene attention; they can also distribute it.
Plus: Journalists arrested at Occupy Wall Street, more fallout over Romenesko and attribution, Amazon’s Kindle Fire release, and the rest of the week’s future-of-news reads.
More evidence that Twitter’s algorithm rewards spikes over steadiness.
Plus: Julian Assange faces extradition, public radio continues to struggle with political opinions, and the rest of the week’s journalism and tech news. Mark Coddington