Ellen DeGeneres grants AP rights for editorial use of Oscar selfie

Associated Press

Ellen DeGeneres has "granted The Associated Press the rights for the editorial use of her star-studded selfie by AP members and subscribers," AP informs its members.

The selfie. (AP Photo/Ellen DeGeneres)

The news co-op also offers a photo of the scene from another angle:

The selfie as it happened. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

The New York Post featured the shot on its front page Monday; AP spokesperson Paul Colford notes the Post is a member.

(Front page image courtesy the Newseum.)

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  • Andrew Beaujon

    Andrew Beaujon reported on the media for Poynter from 2012 to 2015. He was previously arts editor at TBD.com and managing editor of Washington City Paper. He's the author of the 2006 book "Body Piercing Saved My Life," about Christian rock and evangelical Christian culture.


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