CNN Middle Eastern affairs editor loses job over tweet

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Octavia Nasr wrote on Twitter: "Sad to hear of the passing of Sayyed Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah… One of Hezbollah's giants I respect a lot." Some supporters of Israel seized on the tweet almost immediately, reports Steven Reddicliffe. || Read the memo. || Another Nasr tweet: "Regret tweet about Fadlallah death bc I didn't explain specific respect for standing up for Muslim women."

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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