Ambiguous Tweet Retraction of the Day

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UPDATE:

Retracted: The reporter who tweeted out that 12 witnesses confirmed the cops’ accounting of events has now retracted her tweet — and announced that she’s currently on a Family and Medical Leave Act departure from work.

@ChristineDByers

On FMLA from paper. Earlier tweets did not meet standards for publication.

What?

Does she mean she was already on a FMLA leave of absence when she first tweeted, or does she mean that she went on a FMLA sabbatical after tweeting this claim? – (read more)

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One Comment on “Ambiguous Tweet Retraction of the Day”

  1. Cal says:

    She’s been on medical leave since March. Which most likely is WHY the Ferguson PD went to her with this fake story instead of to an actual on-duty reporter who might try to VERIFY the claims of a dozen witnesses backing up the officer’s account.


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