NPR Ombudsman: Newsworthy? Determining the Importance of Protests on Wall StreetQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|NPR hasn't aired a story on the 'Occupy Wall Street' protest -- now entering its second week. We asked the newsroom to explain their editorial decision. Executive editor for news Dick Meyer came back: 'The recent protests on Wall Street did not involve large numbers of people, prominent people, a great disruption or an especially clear objective.'|
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