Archive for the ‘I Didn’t See This on the Evening News (A Work in Progress)’ Category

Today is the Day: February 28 Rally @t Union Square to Support OCCUPY WALL STREET

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Date: Tue Feb 28 01:14:49 EST 2012
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Info Update About February 28 Rally to Support OCCUPY

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

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This Should Say It All About February 28

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

This Is Happening Whether “They” Like It Or Not!

Monday, February 13th, 2012


Supported by: Occupy Wall Street General Assembly; Occupy Cleveland GA; OWS Anti-War Working Group & 700 signers online including Boots Riley and Scott Olsen from Occupy Oakland.


NYPD Commissioner Wins “2011 Bull Connor Award”

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Bull Connor Theophilus Eugene “Bull” Connor (July 11, 1897 – March 10, 1973) was the Commissioner of Public Safety for the city of Birmingham, Alabama, during the American Civil Rights Movement. Connor directed the use of fire hoses, and police attack dogs against peaceful demonstrators, including children during the Civil Rights era. Read more here.

Check out the WORD’s Michael Hensley’s story on NYPD’s Stop and Frisk taking place in primarily Big Apple Communities of Color.

Stinkiest Journalism of the Year

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

Occupy the PU-litzers!

This year has given us simply too many worthy contenders for FAIR’s annual P.U.-litzers–recognizing the stinkiest journalism of the year. A big part of the problem was that so many outlets were striving to distinguish themselves with especially awful coverage of the Occupy Wall Street movement. So to note those lowlights, we bring you a special installment of P.U.-litzers: The OWS edition.

Read full story here.

NYPD Spying on Hunter/CUNY Muslim Students

Saturday, October 1st, 2011

TheWORD’s Senior Editor Colleen Siuzdak did a thorough reporting job on this article, including the only journalist thus far to interview Muslim students at Hunter about this questionable surveillance.


Attention Arianna Huffington

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

The National Writers Union will co-staff a picket line against Arianna Huffington, who is scheduled to appear at the upcoming National Association of Black Journalists’ convention in Philadelphia, Thursday, August 4, 2011.

Huffington is the respondent in a class action lawsuit recently filed against the Huffington, Huffington Post owner Arianna Huffington, et al, and, Inc.


The Dark Side of the News Coverage of the Casey Anthony Trial

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

The Ethics Committee of the Society of Professional Journalism Decries Checkbook Journalism – Again – With News Coverage of Casey Anthony

No Surprise Here!


This Semester

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

The WORD Blog (and maybe the WORD) plans to test the boundaries of: Academic Freedom. Free Speech. The First Amendment.