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Garett Sloane Jumping from New York Post to Adweek

ADweekLogoThe move takes effect Wednesday.

At the New York Post, Sloane was a technology reporter. For Adweek, he will continue to patrol the same beat as a staff writer, focusing on major technology companies like Twitter, Google, Apple and Facebook.

One of Sloane’s latest contributions to the Post was a fun October 4 item about a company that benefited greatly from last week’s marquee IPO announcement:

What a bunch of stock twits!

Shares of Tweeter Home Entertainment, a Boston-based consumer electronics chain that filed for bankruptcy in 2007, soared Friday in a case of mistaken identity on Wall Street.

Apparently, some investors confused Tweeter, which trades under the symbol TWTRQ, with Twitter and piled into the penny stock.

Never mind that there was no way Twitter could be actively trading yet. Twitter has actually provided Sloane with some other recent good one-sentence lede fodder, including:

He’s stone cold silent.

Call it tweet consolation!

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