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White House bans cameras so a journalist drew the news

by | 25th, June 2017

Not content with clamping own on free speech and the web, the White House banned cameras from a briefing. So CNN artist Bill Hennessy captured the action with pen and ink.

Hennessy’s presence highlighted the significant change in White House access that has taken place recently. Press secretaries for Democratic and Republican presidents have held on-camera briefings on a regular basis for the past quarter century. But the Trump White House has been cutting back on the frequency and the length of on-camera briefings.

 

 

Sean Spicer looks better in line drawings, no? The artist is undervalued. Time to bring cartoons and illustrations back to the fore.



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