Democracy Spring: Over 1200 Anti-Corruption Protesters Arrested in D.C.

To draw attention to widespread fears about corruption and the influence of money in American politics. The organization behind the nonviolent protests, Democracy Spring, has been arranging mass sit-ins outside the Capitol rotunda since last Monday.

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Broadcast Networks Ignored Democracy Awakening, Democracy Spring Protests

A Media Matters analysis of the broadcast evening and weekend TV news coverage of mass protests against money in politics organized by Democracy Awakening and Democracy Spring revealed that the networks devoted only two segments — a total of 29 seconds of airtime — between April 11 and April 18 to the week-long demonstrations.

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