By Paul Farhi,
Washington Post, June 5, 2011
Gennette Cordova tried, really tried, to hold her tongue when the news media began stampeding her way last week. After word broke that she was the recipient of a now-infamous photo from Rep. Anthony Weiner’s Twitter account, Cordova was suddenly in demand.
No interviews, said the 21-year-old college student. No comments about congressmen’s crotches, either. Stop asking and go away, she said.
Only the media wouldn’t. The New York Post apparently found a way around Cordova’s defenses: One of its reporters, Reuven Fenton, apparently tagged along on what Cordova thought was a student photo shoot and casually chatted her up while a photographer snapped away.
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