20 Years Gone in Less than 140 Characters

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    Thesedays,youneverknowwhatkindofeffectthethingsyousayontheinternetmighthaveonothersaroundyou.

    Oryourself,forthatmatter.

    TakeCNNEditorOctaviaNasrforexample.OnWednesday,Ms.Nasr,whohasbeenthechiefMiddleEastcorrespondentatCNNforthelast20years,wasfiredfromherjobaftermakingthiscommentonherTwitterpageonthe4thofJuly:SadtohearofthepassingofSayyedMohammadHusseinFadlallah..OneofHezbollahsgiantsIrespectalot..

    SayyedMohammadHusseinFadlallahisoftenconsideredbymanytobeaffiliatedwithterrorism.Overthenextfewdaysthatfollowedhercontroversialanduncalculatedtweet,outrageensuedacrosstheinternet,fromTwittertoastringofpoliticalblogs,allheavilycriticizingthenowformerCNNEditorforhercareless140characterremark.

    TheoverwhelmingreactionledhertopostthisblogentryonCNN.comtwodayslater.Init,sheapologizesItssomethingIdeeplyregretandexplainsthatsheusedthewordsrespectandsadbecausetomeasaMiddleEasternwoman,FadlallahtookacontrarianandpioneeringstandamongShiaclericsonwomansrights.Hecalledfortheabolitionofthetribalsystemof honorkilling.Hecalledthepracticeprimitiveandnonproductive.HewarnedMuslimmenthatabuseofwomenwasagainstIslam.Afewparagraphslater,sheaddedthisdisclaimer:ThisdoesnotmeanIrespectedhimforwhatelsehedidorsaid.Farfromit.

    Herapologypostmighthavesufficedwithregardstothegeneralpublic,butnotforCNN.

    OnTuesday,aCNNofficialsaidthatOctaviaNasrhadmadeanerrorofjudgmentthatdidnotmeetCNNseditorialstandards.Followingthat,Ms.ParisaKhosravi,theseniorvicepresidentofinternationalnewsgatheringforCNNWorldwide,wroteinaninternalmemoonWednesdaythatafterspeakingwithNasrthatparticularmorning,wehavedecidedthatshewillbeleavingthecompanybecauseatthispoint,webelievethatherNasrscredibilityinherpositionassenioreditorforMiddleEasternaffairshasbeencompromisedgoingforward.{NewYorkTimes}

    Thisentireincidenthereisareminderthatwhatyousay,especiallyontheinternet,canalwayscomebacktohauntyou.Notjustthejournalistwhoisexpectedtobeobjectiveandunbiased,butalsototheaveragepersonathome.Thesedays,withtheinternetbeingsuchauniversalcommodityandalsosoeasilyaccessibleforeveryone,cautionshouldalwaysbeexercisedwithregardstopostinginformationonline,beitcommentsorstoriesofanykind.

    Reportingintheageofsocialmediaisevenmoreofatightropewhenyouconsiderthepressuretointeractwithviewers,andshareenoughbackgroundtoseempersonablewhilemaintaininganairofbeingunbiased.It scertainlynotcoincidentalthatnearlyeveryCNNprogramandpersonalityparticipatesonTwitterandFacebook.MichaelArringtonmakesthecaseforallowingjournaliststosharemoreopinionsformorehonestreporting,andwehavetoagree.{TechCrunch}

    Unfortunately,wearentthereyet.AndwhenyouareajournalistasprolificasOctaviaNasr,evenbriefstatementstakeonawholenewmeaning.A20yearcareerruinedbya4yearold,140charactermedium?Thatsjustcruel.

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  • STYLE MEN'SSTYLE ELECTROTECH HOME+DESIGN FOOD TRAVEL+CULTURE

    SHOPPING

    DSQUAREDNATASHALONGDRESS:LITTLEBLACKDRESSOFTHEWEEK

    ROYALBLUE,TURQUOISEANDGRAYS:COLORBLOCKING

    JACKSPADEDIPPEDCOALBAG:THEDAILYBAG/MANBAGOFTHEWEEK

    BALLYVANESSABUCKETBAG:THEDAILYBAG

    VINCETIEFRONTDRESS:LITTLEBLACKDRESSOFTHEWEEK

    CATCHITWHILEYOUCAN

    THISJUSTIN

    IFMONEY'SNOOBJECT

    STATEOFINDEPENDENCE

    TREND,TREAT,TREASURE

    IFEVERYONEJUMPED...

    STYLELITTLEBLACKDRESSOFTHEWEEK

    BEAUTYUNDER$10

    MEN'SSTYLETSHIRTOFTHEWEEK

    GROOMINGUNDER$10

    20YEARSGONEINLESSTHAN140CHARACTERS:CNNEDITOROCTAVIANASRFIREDOVERCONTROVERSIALTWEET

    KELVINONG

    Thesedays,youneverknowwhatkindofeffectthethingsyousayontheinternetmighthaveonothersaroundyou.

    Oryourself,forthatmatter.

    TakeCNNEditorOctaviaNasrforexample.OnWednesday,Ms.Nasr,whohasbeenthechiefMiddleEastcorrespondentatCNNforthelast20years,wasfiredfromherjobaftermakingthiscommentonherTwitterpageonthe4thofJuly:SadtohearofthepassingofSayyedMohammadHusseinFadlallah..OneofHezbollahsgiantsIrespectalot..

    SayyedMohammadHusseinFadlallahisoftenconsideredbymanytobeaffiliatedwithterrorism.Overthenextfewdaysthatfollowedhercontroversialanduncalculatedtweet,outrageensuedacrosstheinternet,fromTwittertoastringofpoliticalblogs,allheavilycriticizingthenowformerCNNEditorforhercareless140characterremark.

    TheoverwhelmingreactionledhertopostthisblogentryonCNN.comtwodayslater.Init,sheapologizesItssomethingIdeeplyregretandexplainsthatsheusedthewordsrespectandsadbecausetomeasaMiddleEasternwoman,FadlallahtookacontrarianandpioneeringstandamongShiaclericsonwomansrights.Hecalledfortheabolitionofthetribalsystemof honorkilling.Hecalledthepracticeprimitiveandnonproductive.HewarnedMuslimmenthatabuseofwomenwasagainstIslam.Afewparagraphslater,sheaddedthisdisclaimer:ThisdoesnotmeanIrespectedhimforwhatelsehedidorsaid.Farfromit.

    Herapologypostmighthavesufficedwithregardstothegeneralpublic,butnotforCNN.

    OnTuesday,aCNNofficialsaidthatOctaviaNasrhadmadeanerrorofjudgmentthatdidnotmeetCNNseditorialstandards.Followingthat,Ms.ParisaKhosravi,theseniorvicepresidentofinternationalnewsgatheringforCNNWorldwide,wroteinaninternalmemoonWednesdaythatafterspeakingwithNasrthatparticularmorning,wehavedecidedthatshewillbeleavingthecompanybecauseatthispoint,webelievethatherNasrscredibilityinherpositionassenioreditorforMiddleEasternaffairshasbeencompromisedgoingforward.{NewYorkTimes}

    Thisentireincidenthereisareminderthatwhatyousay,especiallyontheinternet,canalwayscomebacktohauntyou.Notjustthejournalistwhoisexpectedtobeobjectiveandunbiased,butalsototheaveragepersonathome.Thesedays,withtheinternetbeingsuchauniversalcommodityandalsosoeasilyaccessibleforeveryone,cautionshouldalwaysbeexercisedwithregardstopostinginformationonline,beitcommentsorstoriesofanykind.

    Reportingintheageofsocialmediaisevenmoreofatightropewhenyouconsiderthepressuretointeractwithviewers,andshareenoughbackgroundtoseempersonablewhilemaintaininganairofbeingunbiased.It scertainlynotcoincidentalthatnearlyeveryCNNprogramandpersonalityparticipatesonTwitterandFacebook.MichaelArringtonmakesthecaseforallowingjournaliststosharemoreopinionsformorehonestreporting,andwehavetoagree.{TechCrunch}

    Unfortunately,wearentthereyet.AndwhenyouareajournalistasprolificasOctaviaNasr,evenbriefstatementstakeonawholenewmeaning.A20yearcareerruinedbya4yearold,140charactermedium?Thatsjustcruel.

    More:CNNcorrespondentfiredInternetJournalismmiddleeastOctaviaNasrSocialMediaTwitter

    blogcommentspoweredbyDisqus

    Sharethis byEmail Retweet onFacebook

    byJuly8,2010

    Like SignUptoseewhatyourfriendslike.

    Sharethis byEmail Retweet onFacebook

    n EssenceEditorDoesntThinkHiringaWhiteFashionEditorisCauseforOutrage

    n TweetTweet:FordAnnouncesCarTweetingTechnology

    n TwitsontheRun:RamblerShoesTweetYourEveryStep

    n WhyCartoonCharactersFromthe80 sand90 sAreTakingOverFacebook

    n GoTweetYourself

    ImranAmed'sSignature9TheBusinessofFashioneditorintroducesustohissignaturestyleitems

    DianePernet'sSignature9Fashionbloggerandfilmfestivalcreator,DianePernet,sharesnineofherfavoritethings

    90SecondswithCarineRoitfeldInaSignature9exclusive,wecatchupwiththeVoguePariseditorinchief

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