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Topic - Santiago Lyon
Editors of the wire news service, The Associated Press, are decrying the president’s refusal to grant free and easy access for photographers, characterizing his insistence on circulating press release pictures that are snapped in a controlled setting as overkill.
"In these days of mass media, instant Internet gratification and image saturation, it is a refreshing privilege to have the opportunity to pause in front of these prints and absorb the images at our leisure," AP Director of Photography Santiago Lyon said in a written statement.