Washington Post Staff Banned From Criticizing Corporate Sponsors
The new policy states that employees of The Post must not conduct themselves on social media in a way that “adversely affects The Post’s customers, advertisers, subscribers, vendors, suppliers, or partners.” A breach of the policy could result in disciplinary action “up to and including termination of employment.”
A bulletin sent out Sunday night by The Post’s guild protested the company-wide action. The policy, put into effect on May 1, encourages employees not to disparage the paper’s partners on social media, to not use social media during the workday unless vital to one’s job and to contact human services if someone suspects another employee of violating the policy."*
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