Ex-editor Cook leaves UNC j-school over inappropriate relationship with student

Raleigh News & Observer | Reesenews
Former Baltimore Sun editor Monty Cook, who joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Journalism School in April to lead an innovative online news operation, resigned Tuesday over a relationship with a female student. Conversations of a sexual nature occurred between Cook, who is married with two children, and the student over an instant messaging service, reports Shane Ryan. || Related Daily Tar Heel story.
> Read the j-school dean's Nov. 15 letter to Cook [PDF]

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    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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