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Rachel Maddow: Mich Emergency Manager story “the most important & undercovered story of the year” « Blogging for Michigan

Via Scoop.itOccupyGR

Last night, on his MSNBC show, Ed Schulz finished the evening with a piece about the Emergency Manager issue in Michigan. One particularly interesting point made by Rev. Alexander Bullock from the Greater St. Matthew Baptist Church of Highland Park, MI and also of Rainbow Push Detroit was that Emergency Managers can take control of the Clerk’s office when they take over a city. Since the City Clerks run the local elections, that has ominous portent for the future of democracy in our state. During the hand-off from Ed Schultz to Rachel Maddow, it became clear that there was much more to come on the subject of Michigan’s Emergency Managers and indeed there was.
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Mashable reports blogger hit with whopping civil suit

A significant blow for independent journalists, phototgraphers and videographers; moreover an outrage against those struggling to amass a portfolio worthy of showing to main stream media.  It will be interesting to see if any main stream media come to her defense and shame on any who do not.

Mashable reported today that blogger Crystal Cox is not due any protection in a lawsuit filed by Obsidian Finance Group because she is not “affiliated with any newspaper, magazine, periodical, book, pamphlet, news service, wire service, news or feature syndicate, broadcast station or network, or cable television system.” Read the story, caveat emptor.

Muskegon-based Occupy protesters work to reach, educate general public (video) – MLive.com

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MLive.comMuskegon-based Occupy protesters work to reach, educate general public (video)MLive.comDespite an Occupy Grand Rapids group, Manigold said she chose Occupy The Lakeshore in hopes of helping the movement grow on a more regional basis, with…
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Occupy Grand Rapids will be televised.m4v

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Occupy Grand Rapids utilizes every available community based media resource they can access. A short vid of them on 2 local TV shows in December 2011.
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OccupyOurHomes Action Day: BOA internal memo

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Internal memo from Bank of America to their field offices and field representatives.
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OccupyOurHomes: BOA


John Conyers Asks Attorney General To Review Michigan …

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DETROIT — As Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder plans a preliminary state review of Detroit’s finances, a legal challenge to his authority to do such an…
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Dave Bing Detroit Should The State Of Michigan Step In To Run …

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If it happens, Detroit would be the largest American city ever taken over by a state.
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Media consolidation expose from FrugalDad

From Frugal Dad

Media Consolidation Infographic

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Jason founded FrugalDad.com in 2007, back when being frugal was still unpopular.

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