FEMA: No pictures, please

New Orleans, meet Baghdad: The Bush administration doesn't want the media photographing the dead.

September 7, 2005 8:33PM (UTC)

From the "Where Have We Heard This Before?" Department: The Federal Emergency Management Agency does not want the news media taking photographs of the dead in New Orleans. According to a Reuters report, FEMA has rejected journalists' request to join rescue boats searching for bodies. "We have requested that no photographs of the deceased be made by the media," a FEMA spokeswoman said in an e-mail message to Reuters.



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