PR disasters on Twitter (part 47734)

Australian athlete Stephanie Rice has copped some flak and lost a cushy sponsorship with Jaguar over her homophobic/faggot Twitter tweets. Ta Steve for the tip.

And the Washington Post has suspended an experienced sports scribe who disseminated a hoax via Twitter – just to see how fast a piece of false information could spread online. This great piece from The Big Lead dissects the whole snafu and give full backgrounders into the truth of what actually happened. Ta to my free online media monitoring for the tip.


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