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REPORTER FEUDING WITH NBC HAS TWITTER ACCOUNT CANCELED, THEN REINSTATED (Update)

July 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Twitter has apologized to British journalist Guy Adams for suspending his account and has reinstated it. Its general counsel, Alex Macgillivray, said that the Twitter team working with NBC on the Olympics had engaged in unacceptable behavior when it alerted NBC staffers to Adams’s tweets critical of NBC’s Olympics coverage and urged them to report […]

IDOL DOMINATES ON TWITTER

May 25, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

What Fox’s American Idol may have lacked in audience numbers this past season, it more than made up for in tweets. Citing figures from social analytics firm Bluefin Labs, AdWeek reported today (Friday) that the past season of Idol generated 5,956,134 social comments, setting a Twitter record. By contrast, No. 2 on the list, NBC’s […]

RUPERT MURDOCH TAKES OFF THE GLOVES

March 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Amid new allegations of potentially criminal wrongdoing by units of his News Corporation, Rupert Murdoch took to Twitter today (Thursday), vowing to fight back. “Seems every competitor and enemy piling on with lies and libels,” he said in his first tweet, adding, “So bad, easy to hit back hard, which preparing.” His comments came following […]

ON TWITTER, MR. MURDOCH IS REAL; MRS. MURDOCH IS FAKE

January 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

When Rupert Murdoch entered the realm of Twitter over the weekend, reporters immediately sought confirmation from News Corp that @rupertmurdoch was really the work of the media mogul. Yes, it was, the company confirmed. But when his wife, Wendi Deng, joined him on Twitter and began twitting him about some of his comments, no one […]