Ill-Considered Posts Lead to Lost Jobs Amid Protests, Crisis

It can be difficult to resist the urge to post or tweet, even for people such as police officers, local officials or teachers who are bound to draw scrutiny.

  • Published 4 June 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A writer from a “Law & Order” spin-off and the play-by-play broadcaster for the NBA’s Sacramento Kings found themselves out of jobs after making social media posts this week that their bosses found too incendiary or insensitive, highlighting an apparent surge in such firings across many lines of work. Lost jobs over social media statements that seemed like a good idea at the time have become a common occurrence, but the… Read at AP News