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Posts Tagged ‘Courtney Love’

PRNewser Poll: Opinion Split About Whether Sheen Internship is a Good Opportunity

Today is the final day for interested prospects to send their first-round applications for the summer social media internship with Charlie Sheen. According to a follow-up press release from Internships.com, more than 74,000 applications had been received by Wednesday.

In this week’s PRNewser poll, we asked if this was a good opportunity for an aspiring student. Nearly 52 percent of respondents said “yes”; and about half, 48 percent, said it wasn’t.

“It’s not a one size fits all answer,” Andy Getsey, co-founder and CEO of Atomic PR told us in an email.

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Courtney Settles ‘Twibel’ Lawsuit Out of Court

Lovers of libel law and haters of bullying – cyber and otherwise -  will be pleased to learn that original trainwreck Courtney Love has settled a lawsuit by agreeing to pay $430,000 to a fashion designer for writing defamatory Tweets about her in 2009. Courtney, singer in the band Hole, will be making payments to Dawn Simorangkir (a.k.a. the “Boudoir Queen”) until 2014, for Tweeting, among other things, that Simorangkir was an “asswipe nasty lying hosebag thief.”

Tweeters around the world are calling this an expensive lesson, and have created a new word for this kind of online ranting: “Twibel.”

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