not quite sure what possessed me last night in Dudley Square, but I
produced something like 100 tweets over the three hours I spent
covering Occupy the Hood. The energy was downright intoxicating, as
hundreds of occupiers from Dewey Square – who marched nearly three
miles to get there – turned up right at six o'clock.
video above was researched, filmed, and edited by the students and
faculty at Press Pass TV, where young people from the Boston area do
the sort of badass reporting than the suckers on our local television
stations won't do. The clip features many of the same subjects who
the Phoenix spoke with
for our Walmart story, and in some cases shows those people
elaborating on their positions.
didn’t call this morning’s press conference at his Dudley Square district office to talk
about media harassment, like he did this past Monday outside City Hall.
Instead, he came “to talk about media incompetence.”
But before he
got to spanking those of us who have been reaming him in editorials, Turner
reiterated his innocence: “I don’t have the slightest fear that I’ll spend one
day in jail,” he said.