Today in Occupy: December 6, 2011

Yesterday

  • The Occupy Portland General Assembly passed a proposal to emphasize a daytime presence that avoids legal issues of park closures.
  • The Occupy Portland social media committee met and refined processes for the forum, Twitter, and Livestream. Media volunteers agreed to support Livestream volunteers by posting on Twitter about on-screen events.
  • Occupy Portland demonstrators met with Occupy Longview demonstrators to plan for port demonstrations. Occupy Longview requests that protesters from the region join their December 12 picket. More information: http://occupylongviewport.tumblr.com/
  • A reliable source reports a rumor that The Oregonian and Willamette Week were threatened by local advertisers that they would pull advertising in response to Occupy Portland coverage viewed as positive. More information: [email protected]

—Reid Parham, [email protected]


Today in Occupy is a quick, broad look at the day-to-day happenings of anything related to Occupy Portland. Please send your tips to Reid Parham, media volunteer, and include who, what, where, when, and why, plus links for more information. Your feedback is welcomed.

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