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WaPo Tackles Twitter

As a result of some questionable tweets, The Washington Post has instated a new social media policy aimed at staffers' use of "individual accounts on online social networks, when used for reporting and for personal use."

PaidContent has obtained a copy of the guidelines, which for some reason the paper chose not to release publicly as other organizations such as the Wall Street Journal have done. Responses from inside and outside the organization are raising some critical issues from reporters' true capacity for objectivity to their use of border-free, real-time commenting platforms like Twitter.

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