Sacré Bleu! WH Angry at French Media Selfies
Via France 24:
In summary, selfies at a funeral? Yes. Selfies in an office at an event for the media? No.
Canal Plus reporter Laurence Haim said irritated White House staff told the journalists it was “not the done thing” to take a picture of oneself with a mobile phone with two heads of state in the president’s official office.
One particular picture was doing the rounds of French media outlets on Wednesday, showing Thomas Wieder, a reporter at respected French daily Le Monde, grinning broadly as he took a “selfie” with Hollande and US leader Barack Obama in the distant background. . .
- Greg Pollowitz