What happens when the mobile phone rings at a White House press briefing?
This is what Robert Gibbs would tell you in a circular sort of way.
“[As the press secretary to the President of the United States] I made the determination that the illumination of the sound was distracting to the briefing.”
Plenty of things happen at press clubs around the world: Fiery press conferences, soft product launches, seminars, workshops, card games, gossip sessions, eating, drinking.
Inter-office romances blossom, and adulterous affairs begin (and end), but rarely does the watering hole of media mavens serve as a venue for couples to commit themselves for life.
At the salubrious Press Club of Bangalore, orphans at a local mission chose to do precisely that on Thursday. If nothing else, they attained their 15 minutes of fame in the precincts of those most likely to provide it.
Photograph: Karnataka Photo News