Coverage: Live from #OccupyWallStreet – Updated

About: This post summarizes (social)media reports from the #OccupyWallStreet protests in Zuccotti Park in Lower Manhattan. A real-time summary can be found on Storify.

Update; Sept 25th: I spoke with many protesters, police officers, journalists, bloggers, and bystanders. I documented my experience on Twitter and Google+. The quick and dirty takeaway is that the protest as a unit is smaller and less focused than the media hype would have you believe. Yet many protesters, as individuals, are well-educated, articulate, and share a common frustration with the economy, lack of socialized health care, and Wall Street “gambling.”

Coverage: Voices of September 11th

Along with the @abcnewsradio team I helped to cover the 10-year anniversary of the attacks on September 11th. I manned the social media ‘desk.’ Using a Google Voice number, followers shared short audio memories of September 11th. I pruned and edited the audio submissions then uploaded each to Soundcloud. During the ceremony I slowly released short segments via … Continue reading Coverage: Voices of September 11th

Christiane Amanpour Reports from Libya on ‘This Week’

Christiane Amanpour, host of ABC’s ‘This Week’, traveled to Libya and interviewed Gadhafi’s son.  Additional reporting from Jake Tapper in Washington, D.C. on the Wisconsin labor crisis. Episode Link Download Audio Subscribe in iTunes From @abcnewsradio: In this episode…Christiane Amanpour travels to Libya where she acquires exclusive interviews with two of Gadhafi’s sons.  Also, Jake … Continue reading Christiane Amanpour Reports from Libya on ‘This Week’

The United Nations on Libya – Statements from the Secretary-General and Security Council

Last night the United Nations Security Council issued a statement on Libya.  This morning the United Nations office for the spokesperson for the Security General, Ban Ki-moon, issed a statement on Libya. You can view the Security Council statement in English here and in Arabic here. Mr. Ban’s statement in english is below. THE SECRETARY-GENERAL … Continue reading The United Nations on Libya – Statements from the Secretary-General and Security Council

“I announced that I will adhere to this position and I will also announce… I will continue to…”

“I announced that I will adhere to this position and I will also announce… I will continue to shoulder my responsibility, protecting the constitution and safeguarding the people… until September coming, in the fair and free elections where all the guarantees for transparency will be secured.” – President Hosni Mubarak (via pantslessprogressive)