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AP and NBA Referee Reach Settlement Over Tweet

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Another entry in the “Be Careful What You Tweet” file: an NBA referee and the Associated Press have reached a deal over a sports writer’s tweet that suggested the ref had promised a coach a make-up call after a contested call that went in favor of the opposing team. AP sports writer Jon Krawczynski was […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

December 13th, 2011 at 10:52 am

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First Amendment Takes Spotlight Over Teen’s Negative Tweet About Governor

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High school senior Emma Sullivan may not have intended to become a symbol for the freedom of speech, but she has tweeted her way into history. The now-infamous message posted to Twitter was, “Just made mean comments at gov. brownback and told him he sucked, in person, #heblowsalot.” When a communications director for Kansas Governor […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

December 1st, 2011 at 10:49 am