Nathan Schneider reports on #OccupyWallStreet for Democracy Now!

    Waging Nonviolence editor Nathan Schneider was on Democracy Now! this morning to report on the ongoing Wall Street protests, which drew significant police repression over the weekend. As the only journalist spending day and night at the protest, Nathan has become a go-to source of information for media seeking to understand #OccupyWallStreet. He has been interviewed by several Pacifica Radio stations, New York’s WBAI and a few international news stations. The New York Observer also interviewed Nathan for its coverage of Saturday’s police violence. As he told me just moments ago on the phone, “It’s bewildering how many interviews I’ve given in the last week and half.”

    Nathan has also been mingling with the mainstream media that occasionally stop by, giving them the kind of background information they lack as a result of only showing up after something big has happened. This gap in their coverage and general lack of foresight is clearly problematic (e.g. Sunday’s New York Daily News). Clearly, Nathan’s efforts are showing why diligent reporting on activism is not only needed, but warranted.

    Stay tuned for more!



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