Deadstream Media Shows Bias In Reporting On Violence At Dakota Access Pipeline Protest
Over the weekend security officers protecting the Dakota Access Pipeline used dogs and pepper spray on protesters attempting to halt construction of the project.
After a relatively quiet week at the site of construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, violence erupted between protesters and a team of security officers hired by the company behind the project. Local media reports unquestioningly repeated statements from the Morton County Sheriff’s Office which claimed that the violence was initiated by the protesters.
The DAPL, alternatively known as the Bakken Pipeline, is owned by Dallas, Texas-based corporation Energy Transfer Partners, L.P., which created the subsidiary Dakota Access LLC. The pipeline will stretch 1,172 miles upon completion and transport crude oil from the Bakken fields of North Dakota to Patoka, Illinois. The project is set to cross the Missouri River not far from the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota. The Sacred Stone and Red Warrior Camp’s were formed in opposition to the DAPL. … http://www.activistpost.com/2016/09/deadstream-media-shows-bias-reporting-violence-at-dakota-access-pipeline-protest.html?utm_source=Activist+Post+Subscribers&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=c773d12627-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_term=0_b0c7fb76bd-c773d12627-387757729