Food For Thought: Technology's Role in The Occupy Movement

An article from The Atlantic should give anyone in the media industry some nourishing food for thought as they digest their turkey and stuffing this Thanksgiving. Nathan Jurgenson’s short essay, “The Implicit Critique of Technology in the Occupy Protests” is not so much about how the occupy movement rejects technology (we have seen numerous examples of protesters using social media to promote their cause, for instance) as it is an observation of the way a group has chosen to use the multitude of communication platforms available today to spread a message on precisely its own terms.

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