Blocking Photojournalists Physically and Virtually

A lot has been written about Texas Representative Jason Villalba’s proposed state legislation that would make it a crime to photograph or video record a police office from within 25 feet of them. But it’s risen to a new level of silliness as a photojournalism student asked him a question via Twitter and the response was to block her.

Transparency and accountability are two of the foundation stones of our government, Rep. Villalba.

(Thanks to David Schick for the link.)

Mark E. Johnson

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