Fired For Tweeting

Elana Zak examines reasons why reporters were fired for tweeting: 

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When it comes to Twitter, journalists tread a thin line. While a lot of news organizations strongly suggest their reporters sign up for an account and gain followers, many don’t have a written social media policy. Even if you are off the clock, something you share in 140 characters or less can come back to haunt you. Here are eight journalists who should’ve thought twice before hitting the “Tweet” button. (Note: I’m going to post the first four today and the next four later in the week.)

Continue reading:

http://www.mediabistro.com/10000words/8-journalists-who-were-fired-for-tweeting-part-1_b4136

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