Oil Spill Media Access: BP Officials Continue To Block Reporters

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Despite the fact that National Incident Commander Thad Allen and BP Chief Operating Officer Doug Suttles have publicly stipulated that the media is to have access to the areas affected by the Gulf oil spill, as well as the workers who are laboring to clean up the beaches, an overall media clampdown continues.

This weekend, WDSU reporter Scott Walker got the full court press from BP’s onsite supervisor, leading to this perplexing and infuriating exchange that takes place in the video above.

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