Biden Press Office Apologizes for Forcing Reporter to Delete Photo

Thomas Lifson
Just imagine if VP Cheney's office had accosted a reporter at public event and demanded that a photo be deleted from the reporter's camera. It would be the lead story on every MSM outlet, offered as proof of the rising tide of fascism. Yet such an incident happened last week with VP Biden, and virtually no mention of it can be found in the mainstream media. The Capital News Service reports: Vice President Joe Biden's press secretary apologized to a Capital News Service reporter and the Philip Merrill College of Journalism Wednesday after a press office staffer demanded the reporter delete photos taken at an event in Rockville. The reporter, a credentialed member of the press who is a student at the University of Maryland, College Park, was covering a domestic violence event featuring Biden, Attorney General Eric Holder and Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin. The apology came shortly after a formal complaint was filed with the Vice President's press office by Lucy A. Dalglish, dean of the...(Read Full Post)

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