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user:Gunner updated 1/6/12

Twitter: @occupyBOmedia



Boston, MA [10/21/2011] Content example.... Occupy Boston learned this week....

Content etc....


Occupy Boston encampment was started on September 30, 2011 in Dewey Square and was the longest remaining encampment until December 10, 2011. Occupy Boston has been directly inspired by our brothers and sisters at Occupy Wall St. in New York, and we stand in solidarity with them. Occupy Boston invites the 99% to speak out for economic and political systems that work for all people, not just a few. Occupy Boston is just one of more than 125 separate US Occupy movement sites and Occupy Together is the unofficial hub. While these different occupations share many goals and attitudes, they each operate independently, and there is no national organization that can speak for all occupations. For more information about Occupy Boston visit

Graphics? (stickers/buttons, posters, etc.)

user:JFeathersmith Oct 8, 2011 7:12 pm

Should I start a new page here, or Outreach, or somewhere else for files to print posters, stickers, etc.? So far, I've been communicating w/Media about this stuff (I did the stickers), but I'm not sure where the line between Media and Outreach is.

re: Graphics? (stickers/buttons, posters, etc.)

user:Occupy_Boston Oct 8, 2011 7:38 pm

I would create a separate wiki page just for resources and then add links to both the Media and Outreach pages.

re: Graphics? (stickers/buttons, posters, etc.)

user:solidstates Oct 9, 2011 6:14 am

Sounds awesome. Added a Graphics page for you and tagged it media so it would appear in left hand nav.

New link name:

re: Graphics? (stickers/buttons, posters, etc.)

         ]] JFeathersmith

Super, thanks!

Videographers, photographers and people with on camera or mic experience.

user:solidstates Oct 7, 2011 11:46 am

Make a post here with what experience/interest you have. Lets put together a list of folks interested in covering Occupy Boston.

A few goals could would be to improve quality of low light capture at evening events like GA's. Have commentators broadcast to live stream when there is a break in coverage.

Enable teams to livestream on the move ( at marches ).

Set up a repository to collect and distribute media shot at event.

If there is somebody already working on this let us know their name and we can rally behind them.

re: Videographers, photographers and people with on camera or mic experience.

user:solidstates Oct 9, 2011 6:02 am

Visited the media tent yesterday. It appears there is an effort to collect and distribute video for occupy boston through a google group.

I'll drop the link on the main media page.

More sources for media coverage

user:Occupy_Boston Oct 7, 2011 10:15 pm

re: More sources for media coverage


And another great aggregator of content besides Google News:

(or go to and search for occupy boston.)

This will be a great resource for keep track of the news.

Calendar Item; SPP meeting, Monday, 10/30, 7pm, by the library tent

Can you post it? Thanks.

Highlight Action Items on Calendar?

I'd like to be able to look at the calendar and see ACTION items, (DA, flyering, marches, etc.) quickly. Could they be in red or something? Thanks.