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Twitter Hoax Causes Stock To Plummet 25 Percent (AllTwitter)
Sarepta Therapeutics became the second company in as many days to see its shares plunge as a result of a Twitter hoax. Someone with the Twitter user name @citreonresearc alleged improprieties at the company, after which Sarepta saw its shares plummet 9.9 percent in a matter of seconds.

Sunday Times Tells Freelances Not to Submit Photographs from Syria (Press Gazette)
A British war photographer has been told not to submit his pictures from the Syria war zone to The Sunday Times because they "do not wish to encourage freelancers to take exceptional risks".

Media Reporters Finally Realizing No One Cares About Media Reporting (FishbowlNY)
Breaking: Media reporters might finally have taken their heads out of the sand and realized that about 96 percent of people don’t care about media. Not anymore, that is.

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