Although the majority of Occupy Wall Street coverage came after the protests themselves, they still managed to get mentions from mainstream and fringe news sources alike.
Below is a timeline of all major Occupy Wall Street mentions leading up to September 17th. While its apparent that there's been no shortness of mainstream media mentions of OWS, the tone of most early articles is cynical to say the least.
July 13th: Adbusters announces #occupywallstreet plans
August 10th: Death + Taxes covers the upcoming protest movement
August 10th: Daily Kos releases an Op Ed on OWS
August 23rd: Adbusters announces Anonymous' Support
Sept 2nd: BuzzFeed user "unwantedpermutations" creates OWS post that hits the front page
Sept 6th: The Wall Street Journal's Market Watch speculates about OWS' Impact
Sept 6th: CBS New York Criticizes The Upcoming Protest
Sept. 7th: Gothamist Criticizes Upcoming Protest
Sept. 15th: Huffington Post New York reports upcoming demonstration
Sept. 15th: The Village Voice speculates about Yoga
Sept. 16th: Fox News admits to not knowing what "revoke corporate personhood" means.
Sept. 16th: CNN Money Reports
Sept 16th: CNN Tech Reports
Sept. 16th: New York Magazine speculates on similar Yoga and Pillow Fights angle
Sept. 16th: PBS Affiliate WGBH Covers the Anonymous angle
Claims not to give a damn. Secretly cares too much.
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