Selfie sticks banned

March 13 2015

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Picture: Brooklyn Museum

There's been a lot of hoo ha in the press about museums 'banning' selfie sticks. The National Gallery in London was the latest to impose a ban. A broadcaster asked me, as an advocate of allowing photography in museums, to go on the news saying selfie-sticks should be permitted. But obviously they should not be allowed at all, just as you're not allowed to wander around museums waving an umbrella in the air. This story is about plain old common sense, nothing else. 

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