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CNN’s Diana Magnay is latest reminder that
Twitter can be a journalist’s worst enemy

Washington Post, by Paul Farhi

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Posted By:Drive, 7/25/2014 7:50:40 AM

Among its many virtues and drawbacks, social media may be one of the most effective tools ever invented to assist journalists in harming their careers. Since the advent of Twitter, Facebook and other instantaneous digital platforms, reporters have lost their jobs, been suspended or been reassigned after posting things deemed inappropriate by readers, viewers and — most important — their bosses. The objectionable posts have usually called into question the journalists’ ability to remain neutral and fair to both sides of any story. The latest casualty: CNN correspondent Diana Magnay, who last week stirred criticism for a tweet about a group of

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: gasmeterguy, 7/25/2014 7:58:54 AM     (No. 9939289)

So Diane was re-assigned to Moscow. At least she is among friends and like minded people.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ruready?, 7/25/2014 7:59:41 AM     (No. 9939290)

It´s not possible for a conservative to lose his/her job at CNN.

Nothin´ from nothin´ leaves nothin´.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mickturn, 7/25/2014 9:51:54 AM     (No. 9939484)

WOW, accountability, what a concept!

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