Reporters Asked To Refrain From Making Selfies With Obama

White House asked reporters not to make photos with politicians.

Before the Barack Obama’s meeting with Prince William the President’s aides reminded journalists about professional etiquette and asked them to avoid making photos with politicians, says The Telegraph. This came after an incident in February when a journalist from the French newspaper Le Monde uploaded a selfie, on Twitter, made during a meeting between Mr. Obama and Francois Hollande, the French president, in the Oval Office.

Despite the request, a reporter from CBS, Mark Knoller uploaded an image (below), from his mobile phone. Well, it’s not really a selfie, but…


{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/obama_01.jpg”, “text”: “WH press pool struggles for position in President Obama photo op with Prince William. (Wrote Knoller on Twitter).” }

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