From Occupy Wall Street to Occupy Everywhere | Can the media keep up? Reply

Story from the Listening Post on Al Jazeera English discusses how quickly this movement spread throughout the world and the impact with the media.  Comparisons against the uprisings which occurred within the Arab Nations.  The first 8:40 in this video are on this topic, then the Listening Post moves on to other such coverage as the controversy in France with the allegation of spying on journalists, and the website which was taken down due to keeping an eye on the French police.  Propaganda wars between North and South Korea.  The closing piece is about a video called “♫ PHOTOSHOP IN REAL LIFE Music Video” which is included below the Listening Post.


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Video showing the capture of Gaddafi **Graphic** Reply

I was torn about posting this video, it is graphic.  You feel as though you are there.  But I decided it should be shared…. it is your choice to watch.

In the very beginning at about 6 seconds, even though the cell phone camera is moving all over, you can see Gaddafi’s mouth moving…. probably pleading.

Update post publishing:  When I first watched this, I thought he was dead by mid-video.  I watched it a few more times, and he is still alive… pleading as they lift him in the back of the transport.  I did change the title to reflect this is not the video showing him being killed.


Footage in showing Gaddafi’s dead body Reply

Al Jazeera has acquired exclusive footage of the body of Muammar Gaddafi after he was killed in his hometown, Sirte.

Abdul Hafiz Ghoga, vice chairman of Libya’s National Transitional Council, confirmed that the ousted leader had been killed on October 20, 2011 near Sirte.

“We announce to the world that Muammar Gaddafi has been killed at the hands of the revolutionaries,” Ghoga told a news conference in Benghazi.

The news came shortly after the NTC captured Sirte after weeks of fighting.