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September 5th, 2014 • 2014: Nashville
Mean Tweets — They're Not Just For Celebrities

Celebrities aren’t the only ones who get mean tweets. In journalism — where everyone from editors to readers has something to say — words can hurt. Sometimes criticism is just a casualty of reporting on a controversial topic. But behind the guise of an ambiguous screen name, personal comments can quickly escalate into personal attacks.



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