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Story of Deasy Media Frenzy in 15 Tweets

Jamie Alter Lynton | October 29, 2013

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imagesNo matter what happens later today when LA Unified superintendent John Deasy is set to emerge from a closed-door session with school board members to discuss his future, the events leading up to this moment remain murky. Will we ever know if Deasy is being pushed out, resigning or something in between?

One thing is clear: a story posted on the LA Times website last Thursday, stating as fact that Deasy was ‘to resign’ set off a twitter frenzy, despite the fact that, well, it wasn’t entirely true. Exactly what transpired last Thursday between John Deasy and the school board president Richard Vladovic may never be revealed — but what we do know is the media moved from certainty to rumor in what we might call a twitter-u-turn:











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