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Friday, September 09, 2005

"Censorship" Issue Heating Up; I'll Discuss on FOX News Later Today

The issue of whether FEMA is justified in barring reporters from accompanying recovery crews seeking bodies of Hurricane Katrina victims is generating cries of censorship from some MSMers. I'll be on FOX News at 1:20 to discuss the issue with Jane Skinner.

That topic is also the focus of my weekly Townhall.com column this week. Here's an excerpt:

"Let's not forget that Hurricane Katrina is America's worst-ever and most thoroughly covered natural disaster in our nation's history. There are hundreds of reporters on the scene and there is no way the government could prevent their doing their work, short of putting up a police line around the entire Gulf region and throwing anybody with a press pass in the slammer."