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Charlotte Observer claims athlete suffering from herniated dick

January 4, 2012

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Oops. Yes, they regret the error. Jim Romenesko shared a post today with a clipping from the Charlotte Observer where the editing process went a little awry. In the second paragraph of the clipping, it reads “(Ex-Charlotte Hornet Barton) Davis is recovering from a herniated dick.” Yes, yes. They meant “herniated disc” – or should […]

Charlie Sheen tweets cell number to public; intended DM to Justin Bieber

December 16, 2011

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Last week while Charlie Sheen was dining with friends in a restaurant at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, he unintentionally gave out his cell phone number publicly on Twitter. The actor reportedly was trying to direct message (DM) his number to teenage music star Justin Bieber. As you would expect, his millions of followers started […]

Demi Moore doesn’t see changing Twitter handle as top priority

December 14, 2011

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This is just too funny not to share. Demi Moore, whose Twitter handle is @MrsKutscher, lashed out at her followers when they questioned why she hasn’t changed her handle after announcing she was filing for divorce from Ashton Kutscher. Her tweet said, “Changing my Twitter name isn’t a top priority right now. Sorry it bothers […]

Twitter, Facebook vital tools for Va. Tech newspaper during tragedy

December 12, 2011

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Virginia Tech, which suffered the worst mass shooting in the U.S. back in 2007, was again at the center of tragedy on Dec. 8 when another shooting left two dead (including a police officer) on its campus. The university’s newspaper, The Collegiate Times, turned to its social media networks to keep the public updated on […]

Are you embracing the changes in Gmail, Twitter and Facebook?

December 8, 2011

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It’s apparently the time of change for many social networks. Some of the changes have been slow rollouts, while others have come out of the blue and hit us without an announcement and beyond our expectations. Some changes, as with Gmail, were announced and you could opt in at your discretion with the understanding that […]

Alec Baldwin becomes newest celebrity to turn off Twitter

December 8, 2011

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We’ve heard Alec Baldwin has a bad temper; but he really showed his colors this week after getting booted off a plane for continuing to play Words With Friends on his smartphone after American Airlines flight attendants asked that all electronic devices be turned off as they prepared to leave the gate. The “30 Rock” […]

Get verified journo tweets through just one source: Muck Rack Daily

December 8, 2011

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Are you a newshound? Are you following hundreds of journalists on Twitter trying to get the most up-to-date news? Maybe you should try Muck Rack Daily. (You remember what muckrakers are, right?) Muck Rack Daily takes verified tweets and other posts in social media networks from journalists around the world. They grab the best of […]