Posts Tagged ‘local and federal officials blocking access to the sites where the effects of the spill are most visible’

NEWS FLASH: First Amendment Has been Suspended

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

As BP makes its latest attempt to plug its gushing oil well, news photographers are complaining that their efforts to document the slow-motion disaster in the Gulf of Mexico are being thwarted by local and federal officials—working with BP—who are blocking access to the sites where the effects of the spill are most visible.