A reporter’s critical tweet about The Daily‘s editing–published only after he’d tendered his resignation–activated News Corp.’s super-vindictive N.D.A squad, Romenesko reports.
“@daily story on Iranian ninjas has nothing to do with my reporting,” politics reporter Luke Kummer tweeted Feb. 17. “I object to it in every way. I wrote straight w/o absurd sensationalism.”
The same day, News Corp. HR manager Lainie Bontzolakes emailed Mr. Kummer to remind him of the non-disclosure/non-compete agreement he signed. Read More