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From: Andrew Mark Trombly
Date: Feb 20, 2006 11:32 PM
Subject: RE: [NEWSTALK] Covering Summers’ Resignation
To: Timothy John McGinn , Newstalk
Even (and especially) if the story hadn’t been confirmed, crimeds never
should have spoken to outside sources – especially not Andrew F-ing Golis.
The way this story broke is unacceptable. It makes us look like fools when
the rumors are attributed to crimeds while The Crimson is refraining from
releasing the story. The rumor mill never would have started churning if
people had managed to keep their mouths shut.
[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org ] On Behalf Of Timothy John
Sent: Monday, February 20, 2006 11:23 PM
Subject: [NEWSTALK] Covering Summers’ Resignation
Have we confirmed that Summers is resigning yet? (Some of the emails
that’ve been forwarded over newstalk would seem to suggest we
haven’t.) I mean, if we haven’t, that’s one thing, but if we have,
wouldn’t it have made more sense to do a web update with a first
write-through of the story as soon as we did? We could’ve controlled
the release of the story that way, before it leaked all over house
open lists and cambridge common and whatnot, and then published an
updated story tomorrow with student reaction. Obviously if we’re
still trying to nail this down on the record the whole situation is
different, but I was just wondering…
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