Tennessee lawmakers go after AP reporter for taking photos of collapsed House speaker

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Associated Press reporter Erik Schelzig tried to take pictures when Tennessee House Speaker Kent Williams collapsed from low blood sugar during Thursday's floor session, but capitol security threatened to carry him out. There's now a resolution to revoke the newsman's press pass. || Watch lawmakers jeer the reporter (at about the 2-minute mark). || Michael Silence: More arrogance in government.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.


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