Choose your own adventure: Reuters reports Occupy resurgence is both a dud and not a dud

http://twitter.com/#!/TeriChristoph/status/197685179299528706

News you can use, courtesy of Reuters:

Occupy Wall Street resurgence a dud | Video http://t.co/y7gOrTcv

– Reuters Top News (@Reuters) May 1, 2012

An hour later:

Live coverage of #MayDay protests show Occupy Wall Street resurgence far from being a dud http://t.co/ibT6jIik

– Reuters Top News (@Reuters) May 1, 2012

And now you know. Kinda. Sorta.

This isn’t so much news as it is a “Choose Your Own Adventure” novel. Want the Occupy Wall Street protest to be a failure? Turn to page 8. Hoping Occupiers swarmed Manhattan to eat the rich? Turn to page 23. Looking for facts? Turn to … another news source.

Is Reuters straddling the fence here or did the news bureau change its tune following pushback from Occupy sympathizers?

That’s just your opinion. RT @Reuters: Occupy Wall Street resurgence a dud | Video http://t.co/xa4iu1U8 (via @BenDoernberg) #M1GS

– Michael Tracey (@mtracey) May 1, 2012

Slanted (and premature?) judgement RT @Reuters: Occupy Wall Street resurgence a dud | Video http://t.co/j59fH1Qe

– Matt Wells (@MatthewWells) May 1, 2012

https://twitter.com/#!/ShaunKHarrison/status/197460789832069120

Probably some kind of lefty optical illusion here cause @Reuters told me #ows #m1nyc #mayday march a “dud” http://t.co/4PXQjIE6

– Kevin Gosztola (@kgosztola) May 1, 2012

Dead wrong, Reuters: pic.twitter.com/yKKXeUMA #M1GS #ows #MayDay | RT @Reuters Occupy Wall Street resurgence a dud. Video: http://t.co/mpW3oJNG

– Lǝǝ (@LinearDodge) May 1, 2012

Not surprised that @Reuters is calling what’s reportedly the largest #ows showing since autumn a dud. Same misinformation tactics on Greece

– Asteris Masouras 正义 (@asteris) May 1, 2012

#Doh! 1000s make their way down NY’s Broadway –> http://t.co/gJTbKGlT Yet Reuters calls #OWS resurgence a “dud.” #LooksOutYourWindow #M1GS

– SuicideGirls (@SuicideGirls) May 1, 2012

Whatever prompted the flip-flop, it looks like Reuters is the dud here.

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