Sunday, September 11, 2005

ISSUE: Should the government restrict reporters' access to New Orleans?


Please click to and read this story for discussion on Tuesday.

-- bill densmore


Is the Government Trying to Stem the Tide of Images from New Orleans by Threatening Journalists?

FROM: Democracy Now! Friday 09 September 2005


Journalists covering New Orleans in the aftermath of hurricane Katrina report that militarization in and around the city has hindered their work and threatened their physical safety. We hear from two journalists who were reporting in New Orleans recently.

-- SNIP --

Tim Harper, reporter with the Toronto Star.

Jacquie Soohen, Independent film maker with Big Noise films. Among
her films - "Zapitista" and "Fourth World War," where she traversed the
globe - from South Africa to South Korea, from Argentina to Iraq -
documenting anti corporate globalization struggles.

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