Occupy Wall Street Has Its Biggest News Week So Far

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If you've long suspected that efforts to tamp down the protests would backfire, here's your proof. Last week, the week that began with the clearing of protesters from Zuccotti Park, was the biggest week for the Occupy movement so far in terms of "percent of newshole." Other big stories for the week included the Penn State football scandal and the 2012 presidential election.

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Rebecca J. Rosen is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where she oversees the Business Channel. She was previously an associate editor at The Wilson Quarterly.

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