Tag Archives: backlash

What You Say Online Could Cost You Your Job

After this month’s presidential election, a woman from Turlock, California, named Denise Helms posted her displeasure with President Barack Obama’s reelection on Facebook. Her comment, which consisted of “Another 4 years of this n***er. Maybe he will get assassinated this term,” resulted in a visit from the Secret Service, who don’t take threats to the […]

Your Writers Represent You Whether You Like It or Not

On November 5th, Chris Jones wrote a piece for ESPN The Magazine saying Mayor Bloomberg’s decision to cancel the New York Marathon after Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc across the eastern seaboard was a mistake. He referred to himself as “a runner” and vocalized that runners don’t run for anyone but themselves, and that the marathon […]