By David Walker
Official White House Photo by Pete Souza, from memorial for Nelson Mandela. Handouts like these are visual press releases, argues AP’s Santiago Lyon.
The White House has waved off a complaint from media organizations about photographers’ lack of access to the Oval Office, and now Associated Press director of photography Santiago Lyon has taken the complaint to the op-ed pages of The New York Times.
The question is, will the AP’s protest stir the kind of public outrage that makes the White House relent?
Last month, 38 media organizations sent a joint letter of protest to the Obama administration, …read more
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