WASHINGTON (AP) — The vice president’s office has apologized to a University of Maryland journalism student after he was forced to delete photos of a Joe Biden event.
Biden’s office said Thursday it has apologized to Jeremy Barr, a master’s candidate. Barr, a student reporter for the school’s Capital News Service, was covering a Biden appearance Wednesday in Rockville, Md., when he said he was asked to delete about 25 photos he had taken.READ MORE: Daughter Of Keith Smith Testifies, Says Her Father Killed His Wife Jacquelyn
Barr indicated he was a reporter when entering the event but was not sitting in a section reserved for media. University of Maryland’s journalism school dean Lucy Dalglish sent a letter demanding an apology.READ MORE: ATF Offering $5K Reward For Information On Case Of Man Who Was Fatally Shot, Burned Inside Car; Person Of Interest Sought
A spokeswoman for Biden said in a statement the incident was an “unfortunate mistake by a staffer who does not regularly interact with the press.”MORE NEWS: Anne Arundel County Police Officer Suspended Over 'Domestic-Related Incident'
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