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Marty’d: The Martina Navratilova Edition

Oh, Marty Rudolf. We’ve profiled one of Twitter’s most unusual news hounds. He spends his day tweeting at journalists and celebrities to ask them about news stories of the day. He’s a News Junkie! Despite his online interaction, there are still plenty of skeptics who maintain that Marty is nothing more than a “bot” and isn’t a real person. So, today, we begin a new feature that will focus on recent tweeters who get “Marty’d.”

In today’s edition, tennis star Martina Navratilova gets Marty’d. It all began when Marty tweeted Martina, asking her, “What made your Tennis “Rivalry” with Chris Evert so Special & Legendary in Women’s Tennis History?” Navratilova responded, “It is the greatest rivalry ever, period:). Happy to be one half of it:)” Two smiley emoticons in one answer. Navratilova was certainly happy to answer the question. But not nearly as happy as Marty, who replied, “What a Wonderful Answer!”

But that was only the beginning. Read more

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Sasha’s Send Off From Print To Glossy

Last night at Poste, friends of Sasha Issenberg gathered to celebrate his move from The Boston Globe to the magazine Monocle. He starts today as a Washington correspondent.

We, unfortunately, weren’t able to make it, but hear these folks did: Peter Canellos, Lisa Wangsness and the Boston Globers, Jay Newton-Small, Jill Zuckman, Kelly O’Donnell, Athena Jones, Lisa Lerer, Bonney Kapp, Tracy Sefl, Mark Salter, Sunlen Miller, Jose Antonio Vargas, Ana Marie Cox, Juliet Eilperin, Mike Madden, Mark Paustenbach, Scott Mulhauser, Brian Weiss, Perry Bacon, Anne Dickerson, Christina Bellantoni and Jonathan Martin.

Also spotted at a nearby table… tennis’ Martina Navratilova.