Florida governor's PR man, media in 'Twitter war'

Associated Press

Gov. Rick Scott's communications director is using Twitter to contradict and argue with reporters and criticize news outlets. "Shots have often been fired back in what some are describing as an online fight between capitol reporters and the governor's main messenger -- sometimes to the amusement of those following the exchanges," writes Brendan Farrington.

  • 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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