RUO was covered in almost every state in the U.S. and many other countries with English language media. AT LEAST tens of millions of people know something about it now! Not only that, those articles have been shared by thousands more on social media already!
A quick scan of online media coverage shows that Rise Up October was covered by newspapers in Britain, Scotland and Ireland, Turkey, Malaysia and China, News Zealand, Australia and Canada (Toronto), most of which picked up stories from either an Agency France Press or an AP newswire story. TeleSUR tweeted about it as it was happening, as did a few small online media sites.
There were stories by RT, the Daily Mail, The Guardian, three different papers in Malaysia, the Belfast Telegraph and the Irish Independent. Some of the best are London Daily Mail, TeleSUR, Irish Independent , Metro UK and Sky News.
Major news magazine and papers in the U.S. itself also covered it, including Newsweek, the New York Times, the Washington Post and Washington Times. Hundreds of smaller newspapers picked up the Associated Press story in almost every state in the U.S., including as far away as Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, Florida, Colorado and Louisiana.
Business magazines such as International Business Times and NYSE Post wrote short stories. There was even an article in a real estate magazine! Professional photographers posted pics at Getty Images and Agence France Press. And Breitbart & Fox News felt compelled to write articles attacking the march.
Alternative media did in their own independent coverage. NewsOne, a Black newswire service, had a great in depth article based on an interview before the protests began they did with Carl Dix. Truthdig, CounterPunch and PINAC (PINAC
There were also stories in local NYC news outlets ABC, NBC, Newsday, New York Times, The Post, New Jersey Herald.
Student newspapers at Hofstra, Princeton and Kent State had articles, and The Gothamist did an in depth piece.
Many of the press reports quoted the A.P. story, which had a quote from Carl Dix, "This is about all the people who are murdered by the police," and Quentin Tarantino: "I'm a human being with a conscience...and if you believe there's murder going on then you need to rise up and stand up against it. I'm here to say I'm on the side of the murdered."