'We figured their security would be just as much of a joke as their reporting'

THINK Magazine | New York Times

That's why the Fox News Politics Twitter feed was selected as the target of the Script Kiddies' hack, says a representative for the group. "The selection of Fox News as a target seems to have less to do with their politics as it does with the fact that they represent corporate America," writes Adam Peck, who interviewed a Script Kiddies rep. "Fox News may not be out of the woods yet. The Script Kiddies suggested that [Monday's] Twitter hack was just the beginning for the News Corp.-owned outlet." The Secret Service says it's investigating.

  • 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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