Quantcast
Last updated on April 18, 2014 at 17:24 EDT

Latest Occupy Wall Street Stories

2013-04-18 21:47:55

Twitter can easily teach people about social movements such as Occupy Wall Street and even entice them to participate, according to a new study by a Michigan State University education researcher. The social networking site — which lets users read, send and group together 140-character messages known as tweets — can actually be a better source of information than traditional news sources and online search engines, Benjamin Gleason reports in the journal American Behavioral...

2012-11-16 12:24:12

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DNAinfo.com New York congratulates Jill Colvin, Julie Shapiro, Serena Solomon and Carla Zanoni for winning a 2012 Front Page Award from the Newswomen's Club of New York. The team won in the online spot news category for its reporting on the surprise Occupy Wall Street evacuation from Zuccotti Park last November. "This team covered the Zuccotti Park raid from all angles," declared the Front Page Award judges. "The lead story and its sidebar put the...

Occupy Wall Street Tweets Surrendered To Court
2012-09-16 05:16:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Much to the chagrin of online privacy advocates, Twitter has surrendered messages written by an Occupy Wall Street protester to a New York criminal court judge. More than three months´ worth of messages had been sought by the Manhattan district attorney's office in the trial of 23-year-old Malcolm Harris, one of approximately 700 protestors arrested during a mass protest that took place on the Brooklyn Bridge last October. He...

2012-06-25 06:35:16

PRINCETON, N.J., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent ORC International survey of American adults has found that awareness of the Occupy Wall Street movement is unchanged since the intense media coverage of the movement's events through fall and winter of 2011 but that support for the movement has declined. ORC International updated a series of questions about Occupy Wall Street asked in late 2011 and found that 71% of Americans remain aware of the movement, even while...

2012-04-19 02:26:38

LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary and emerging artists inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement have come together to lend their voices on Occupy This Album: a compilation of music by, for and inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement and the 99% (CD/Digital). Released by Music For Occupy through Razor & Tie distribution, the four-disc physical and 99-track digital compilation is due out May 15th. Proceeds received will go directly to the Occupy Wall Street...

2012-03-05 14:08:00

In the news release, EcoVillage Founder's Teachings Inspiration for Occupy Wall Street / 99% Movement, issued March 5, 2012 by Spiritualution.org over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that the source company should be listed as "Spiritualution.org" rather than "Gabriel of Urantia" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: EcoVillage Founder's Teachings Inspiration for Occupy Wall Street / 99% Movement Cultural Visionary Calls...

2012-03-05 07:10:00

TUBAC, Ariz., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty years before the Occupy movement began, author, musician, activist, visionary, spiritual leader, and co-founder of one of the world's largest EcoVillages, Gabriel of Urantia, started teaching civil disobedience against evil and injustice, encouraging people to quit "wrong jobs" with companies based on greed - particularly working for banks, nuclear plants, and weapons factories - to find like-minded individuals, form communities, grow your...

2011-12-01 06:50:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The social stigma of foreclosure has vanished, it is now a silent protest, reports Oppenheim Law; in today's world, Florida foreclosure to some people can mean Occupy "The Street" versus Occupy Wall Street. This week's 60 Minutes segment, "Hard Times Generation: Families Living in Cars," Scott Pelley shared a shocking fact about the Florida housing market: of all the families without shelter in the United States, one-third are in...

2011-11-30 11:01:00

<font size="2" face="Arial">LISLE, Ill.</font>, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Occupy Wall Street supporters are largely college-educated liberals who support gay marriage and higher taxes for the rich, according to a recent survey. Faculty and student researchers at Benedictine University in Lisle, Ill., located just outside of Chicago, conducted research of the Occupy Chicago movement. Researchers sought to gauge the perspective of the Occupy movement by doing a...

2011-11-29 05:04:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost three years ago the Tea Party movement was born and, at the moment, one-third of Americans (34%) support the movement while two in five oppose it (41%) and one-quarter (25%) are not at all sure. Almost three months ago, another movement, Occupy Wall Street (OWS), began. Currently, two in five U.S. adults (39%) say they support the OWS protests, one-quarter (27%) oppose them, and three in ten (29%) are not familiar with the protests....