AP editor: Don’t use White House ‘propaganda’ photos

The Associated Press, the largest U.S. Wire service, has only been allowed to photograph Obama in his office on two occasions, according to Associated Press Director of Photography Santiago Lyon.

Lyon said the administration’s control of photo access and use of official photos amounts to propaganda. — More.

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Source. (Via Howard “C-SPAN” Mortman)

UPDATE: Journalists were already rattled by the Department of Justice’s secret seizure of Associated Press phone records when Ann Marimow’s disturbing scoop in The Washington Post about the U.S. Department of Justice investigating Fox News reporter James Rosen hit this weekend.¬† — More at The day in government snooping.