Crotchety local news reporter Herb Welch was back on “Saturday Night Live” this past weekend. Welch, played by Bill Hader, was out covering the Occupy movement for fictional New York station WXPD and Eli Manning, the show’s host, fell victim to his microphone (video above).
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As police arrested protesters at an Occupy Minneapolis rally on Saturday night, one officer attacked a KSTP videographer as he attempted to film the arrests.
A KATU news crew had a camera stolen while covering an Occupy Portland demonstration this week.
On Monday, Occupy protestors gathered at the Port of Portland, shutting down three of its four terminals. Amid the demonstration, police arrested a handful of unruly people, including one man who stole a pick-up truck from the scene of a car crash and used it to transport a group on their way to the port.
While details of the theft are scarce, KATU general manager John Tamerlano told TVSpy that the station is working with the Portland police department to recover the stolen equipment, which has been valued at around $25,000. Read more
Beckford and Marin were positioned right behind a row of seated UC Davis students as a police officer in riot gear methodically dusted them with an orange stream of pepper spray last Friday afternoon. Beckford and Marin had a front row seat to an incident that has had major ramifications for the university and its community, one that has sparked a national debate and become a symbol for the Occupy protest as a whole. Read more