Conflict of interest. The presence of a conflict of interest is independent of the occurrence of impropriety.
Therefore, a conflict of interest can be discovered and voluntarily defused before any corruption occurs. A widely used definition is: "A conflict of interest is a set of circumstances that creates a risk that professional judgement or actions regarding a primary interest will be unduly influenced by a secondary interest. " Primary interest refers to the principal goals of the profession or activity, such as the protection of clients, the health of patients, the integrity of research, and the duties of public office.
Techniques the Corporate Powers Will Use to Destroy the OWS Movement. “Remember, the guy who suggests getting the dynamite is usually the Fed.” - Old hippie saying Who knows - this might even be the old hippie who said it.
GOOD NIGHT AND GOOD LUCK. Occupy The Media. During #mediablackout do NOT scoop the wire. It takes a Quiz Show Host. Crowdfunding to takeover Murdoch. During #mediablackout do NOT scoop the wire : EvictionDay. Mockupy. CNN Anchor Mocks Occupy Wall Street - Cenk Responds. Krugman: Panic of the Plutocrats NYTimes. And this reaction tells you something important — namely, that the extremists threatening American values are what F.D.R. called “economic royalists,” not the people camping in Zuccotti Park.
Consider first how Republican politicians have portrayed the modest-sized if growing demonstrations, which have involved some confrontations with the police — confrontations that seem to have involved a lot of police overreaction — but nothing one could call a riot. And there has in fact been nothing so far to match the behavior of Tea Party crowds in the summer of 2009. Nonetheless, Eric Cantor, the House majority leader, has denounced “mobs” and “the pitting of Americans against Americans.” The G.O.P. presidential candidates have weighed in, with Mitt Romney accusing the protesters of waging “class warfare,” while Herman Cain calls them “anti-American.” Keith Olbermann calls out Media Blackout on 'Occupy Wall Street' Protest. Occupy Wall Street’s Media Problems. Occupy Wall Street’s first media problem was that there was no media.
On September 21, Keith Olbermann chastised New York newspapers and major news outlets for ignoring the demonstrations in their first five days. “[The protesters] are not going to be able to refine their goals based on reading bad reviews in the protest critics of the New York Times,” said the Current TV anchor, formerly of MSNBC. Mr. Olbermann did not explain why the Times would be obligated to help Occupy Wall Street crystallize unrest into specific demands. Parks and Demonstration - The Daily Show with Jon Stewart - 10/05. Bonuses Worthy of Protest for Gannett and Tribune Executives. “The bonus system has gone beyond a means of rewarding talent and is now Wall Street’s primary business,” the newspaper editorial stated, adding: “Institutions take huge gambles because the short-term returns are a rationale for their rich payouts.
But even when the consequences of their risky behavior come back to haunt them, they still pay huge bonuses.” Well thought and well put, but for one thing: If you were looking for bonus excess despite miserable operations, the best recent example I can think of is , which owns USA Today. OccupyFoxNews (occupy_fox_news) The Biggest Wall Street Protest You Dont Know About 09-20-11 (4) AlJazeera: 'OWS': A media blackout? Has the spirit of the Arab Spring come to Wall Street, or are the protesters just anarchists looking for trouble?
It started in Lower Manhattan. A handful of protesters descended on Wall Street calling themselves representatives of 'the 99 per cent' – the majority of Americans who feel unfairly treated by an economic system in which wealth accrues to the already rich. Despite an initial lack of coverage, the protests spread country-wide and the crowds grew. Occupy Wall Street - American Media Coverage. Blackout: CNN, Fox, and MSNBC Ignore Thousands Of US Day Of Rage Protesters. Most Americans are being kept in the dark about the US Day of Rage by the corporate cable news giants at CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC who have imposed a de facto blackout on the protest.
Even though estimates have varied from hundreds to as many as 50,000 protesters flooded into Manhattan and others cities to take part in events around the country to, “nonviolently disrupt the disloyal, incompetent, and corrupt special interests which have usurped our nation’s civil and military power, spawning a host of threats to our liberty, lives and national security,” the three cable news networks have devoted no airtime to the story. This is becoming an all too familiar scene. In Wisconsin hundreds of thousands of regular people took to the streets each weekend to protest the theft of their rights, and were completely ignored by CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC. Geraldo Rivera (Fox News) the days of the “media blackout” will be a quaintly nostalgic memory in comparison.
Denis Farina or Geraldo Rivera at Occupy Wall Street?
Blow the trumpets and bang in your drum circle: the MSM have finally arrived in the form of Geraldo Rivera, who came down to Zuccotti Park Sunday morning to cover the protests for Fox News. Fox News! Exclusive: OWS Activist Slams Fox News Producer In Un-Aired Interview [Video] Protester Jesse LaGreca schools Fox producer Even if was at the Zuccotti Park yesterday , Fox News has generally been a tad dismissive of the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Foxnews.com (as of this writing) has no coverage of this national event on their front page stories. (Hard to imagine for a network that was so gung-ho about the Tea Party!) ‘s went out to try to “prank” the protesters . Sent a producer minion out with the same mission : to belittle OWS’s cause by cutting up interviews to make people sound stupid. OWS 'We Will Not be Co-opted' ‘Anonymous’ Threatens to Take Down Fox News Next Month. Well, that’s certainly one way to complain about news coverage.
Hackers claiming to represent Anonymous have announced plans to take down Fox News’ website on November 5 in protest over the network’s coverage of the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations. Calling the Fox coverage “continued right-wing, conservative propaganda against the occupations,” the hackers explained in a new video that “since [Fox] will not stop belittling the occupiers, we will simply shut them down.” Sean Hannity, Bill O’Reilly and former Fox News personality Glenn Beck are named as “primary targets” for the attack, according to a caption. (MORE: ‘Anonymous’ Forces 40+ Child Pornography Sites Offline) Anonymous-Operation Fox Hunt:Anti Fox News Campaign. Occupy News Corp (occupynewscorp) Occupy Wall Street Interview with "Fake Fox News Guy" Chris Cobb. Zombie John Lennon @ Occupy Wall Street, NYC. 10-3-2011. Brooklyn College Walk-Out ( YouTube. Fox News Blames Occupiers For Police Violence? #NLRevolutie. Reuters Bizarre Anti-OWS Piece. Reuters has a new story that breathlessly concludes that George Soros is behind the entire #OccupyWallStreet venture because – wait for it – some kid saw a poster in a cafe criticizing Wall Street, the poster was made by a small group of arch-liberals in Canada, the arch-liberals in Canada receive a small amount of their funding (less than 5%) from the Tides foundation, and the Tides foundation receives some of their funding from George Soros.
Get it? Reuters did forget to mention that George Soros is a Jew and has horns, but it’s implied. I’m astounded by how bad this article by Mark Egan and Michelle Nichols really is. You have to read it. They actually quote Rush Limbaugh as proof that George Soros is behind #OccupyWallStreet. Jeroen Wollaars: NOS bus is het prikbord va... NOS Journaal 20:00: za 15 okt 2011, 20:00. Prof. dr. Huub Wijfjes (UvA): ‘Tussen Holle Bolle NOS en kwaliteitsimpulsen.
Criticsm at NOS. Occupy Nijmegen: Gelukkig heeft #OccupyNL h...
Occupy the Lens. Ralph Nader Speaks to Media Roots. Media Lies Exposed by life stream at Occupy Amsterdam. Minister Farrakhan Blasts Media & Reporters During Radio Interview Commercial! Louis Farrakhan. Louis Farrakhan Muhammad, Sr. (born Louis Eugene Wolcott; May 11, 1933, and formerly known as Louis X) is the leader of the syncretic and mainly African-American religious movement the Nation of Islam (NOI). He served as the minister of major mosques in Boston and Harlem, and was appointed by the longtime NOI leader, Elijah Muhammad, as the National Representative of the Nation of Islam. After Warith Deen Muhammad disbanded the NOI and started the orthodox Islamic group American Society of Muslims, Farrakhan started rebuilding the NOI. In 1981 he revived the name Nation of Islam for his organization, previously known as Final Call, regaining many of the Nation of Islam's National properties including the NOI National Headquarters Mosque Maryam, reopening over 130 NOI mosques in America and the world.
The Southern Poverty Law Center describes Farrakhan as antisemitic and anti-white. Farrakhan himself, however, disputes this view of his ideology. Pepperspraying CUTV_camera- team and more.
Google Declines To Remove Police Brutality Videos, Still Complies With 63% Of Gov’t Takedown Requests. What happens when you’re the de facto distribution platform for something like Occupy Wall St and other events that run afoul of the police? Well, you end up getting an email through semi-official channels saying “Would you please remove the video of Officer Pounder allegedly overstepping his authority” — and there’s not much of a choice. As much as Google would like to avoid antagonizing local police forces, the backlash that would occur if they forcibly took down, say, Officer Bologna (Tony Bologna no less) pepper spraying those girls, would be lethal to the YouTube brand.
Up it stays. Content Removal Requests – Google Transparency Report. Yahoo! Customer Care: We apologize 4 blocking 'o... Twitter Buzz Builds for the OWS Movement. Buzz about the Occupy Wall Street movement is building to a fever pitch. Reaching its peak on Oct. 6, the conversation about the protests still shows upward momentum, and new research from NM Incite reveals new findings about how Occupy Wall Street is playing out in social media.
By studying and analyzing tweets (update: as well as blogs, boards, groups, and video/images in this first graphic), NM Incite discovered that while the Twitter and other social media buzz remained relatively steady and peaked on the weekends throughout September, the biggest boost to the number of people conversing about this topic began Oct. 1 and peaked on Thursday, Oct. 6, when the five-day surge had 13,133 messages posted about the protests on that day. What happened on Oct. 1? People were buzzing about the arrest of more than 700 protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge: Twitter Says It’s Not Censoring Occupy Wall Street–People Really Are More Concerned With Doritos Right Now. By Adrianne Jeffries 9/26/11 3:18pm Share this: An iPad set up Saturday night for anyone to tweet from the protest.
Twitter: We Are Not Blocking Terms Related To #OccupyWallStreet In Any Way, Shape or Form. Occupy the URL. Occupy the URL Takes Protests to The Internet. Fox News Smears Mom @ Occupy Wall Street. The 'Occupy Wall Street' media blackout myth: Plenty of stories, none of them big. Total media blackout on the mass Israeli protests. Jest [video]Where OWS Headlines Come From. How OWS confuses and ignores Fox News and the pundit class. Observations of a Jailed Journalist. MANIPULACIÓN MEDIOS. USDayofRage Pre-press. OccupyIVTeach in on USTREAM.
Blurring news & advertising. Bonnier Group. Frontline Club: OWS & Assange , occupy and what do they want ? Chomsky: Anarchy rules OK Chomsky tells Australia. Julian Assange, Wikileaks founder, discusses philosophy of censorship. Swedenvsassange (@swedenvsassange) sur Twitter. WikiLeaks: The Swedish Murdochs. One... News Corporation. Rupert Murdoch. Dossier shows NoW surveillance on massive scale. Alexi Mostrous: Where was BBC during phone... Metgate. Phone-hacking scandal: Who's linked to who? New York Post. Time to throw the bums out. Reading Between the Lines:’New York Post’ Supports Message of Occupy Wall Street. New York Post: Search Results: occupy. TheOccupiedTimes. Occupy U.C. Berkeley - The Colbert Report - 2011-10-11. New York Post declares war on Occupy Wall Street - Occupy Wall Street. Falkvinge: When Pirate Comradeship Beats Old Grudges. The Revolution Will Not Be Televised.
NYT Biz Writer Checks Out Occupy Wall Street–Based on CEO's Worries. Chomsky: The U.S. Behaves Nothing Like a Democracy, But You'll Never Hear About It in Our 'Free Press'