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Twitter hates me. The Des Moines Register fired me. Here’s what really happened

Posted on AllSides November 6th, 2019
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DURING THE SEVEN MONTHS I worked as a trending-news reporter for the Des Moines Register, it was my job to write about viral news in Iowa and to frame my stories in ways that would increase their viral potential.

My last story for the paper, a profile of local celebrity Carson King, was my most widely read—because it provoked a national controversy. The series of events it triggered also cost me my job.

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