Posts Tagged ‘Jay Carney’

White House Press Secretary to Photographers: We Respect You, But We Don’t Need You

Posted by on Friday December 13, 2013 | Media, Photojournalism

In an exchange yesterday with reporters over why press pool photographers were kept away from President Barack Obama on his trip to Nelson Mandela’s funeral last week, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney ducked, dodged–and said times have changed. “This is part of a bigger transformation that’s happening out there that’s driven by the ability... More

Media Protest White House Limits on Photographers

Posted by on Thursday November 21, 2013 | Media, Photojournalism

More than three dozen news organizations and journalists’ trade associations have submitted a joint letter of protest to the Obama administration, charging it with denying the news media the right to photograph and videotape President Obama while he is performing his official duties. “We write to protest the limits on access currently barring photographers who... More