Occupy Wall Street Public date: 10.08.2017 19:47:16

Publisher: Crooks and Liars

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23 Dec 2011

Occupy Makes the Local News Focus on Economic Issues

The reason that most Americans were unaware of these issues before the Occupy movement caught fire this fall is that 60 percent of us get our news exclusively from local news sources. Those 30-minute local news segments devote a full 10 minutes to commercials and two minutes to "teasers" of stories to come. That leaves very little time for real news about real issues. Dupuy says that newscasters too often fill the gap with trivial stories such as reports about "Dancing with the Stars" or news of a cat stuck in a tree in Germany.
The reason that most Americans were unaware of these issues before the Occupy movement caught fire this fall is that 60...

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