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Media restricted from covering Hurricane Ike's devastation.

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posted on Sep, 16 2008 @ 01:02 AM
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Media restricted from covering Hurricane Ike's devastation.


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Yesterday in a local report on KTRK-TV in Houston, TX, reporter Wayne Dolcefino revealed that media have been blocked from covering Hurricane Ike’s devastation. In a press conference, Dolcefino pressed Gov. Rick Perry on why media aren’t even allowed to fly over parts of Galveston Island, noting that media access was far better in Mississippi and Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina. Perry tried to brush off Dolcefino’s concerns, but eventually passed blame to federal officials ...
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posted on Sep, 16 2008 @ 01:02 AM
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What could be the reason that they're restricting access to coverage? Is it because they don't want it to steal the stock market's thunder?

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posted on Sep, 16 2008 @ 01:09 AM
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Most likely they're trying to keep everyone focused on the election as opposed to this. Just like they did with the Olympics and the whole Russia-Georgia conflict... The MSM never likes to report anything of worth, they like to keep everyone ignorant to what's going on for real. But my money is on the fact that the elections are coming up and they want to sweep Ike's devastation under the rug.


KTK

posted on Sep, 16 2008 @ 01:16 AM
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Here is an excellent thread with some other theories


www.abovetopsecret.com...



posted on Sep, 16 2008 @ 03:05 AM
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But couldn't the candidates capitalize on the plentiful coverage of the hurricanes by putting out some statements about what they would do in that situation? I find it to be odd.



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