#NBCfail: British journalist banned from Twitter after anti-NBC Olympics tweets
Posted by satyrikon στο Ιουλίου 31, 2012
Originally posted on National Post | News:
Guy Adams was just one of tens of thousands venting outrage over NBC’s coverage of the Olympics on Twitter, but the account of the U.S. based journalist from Britain’s The Independent newspaper fell strangely silent on Monday.
Adams was banned from the social network after a complaint from NBC following a series of stinging tweets criticizing the U.S. broadcaster’s coverage of the games — a move that quickly sparked anger from journalists and other pundits.
The Los Angeles correspondent for The Independent was furious when NBC on Friday delayed their broadcast of the Olympic Opening Ceremony until primetime in the U.S., while other networks in other countries, like CTV, offered a live broadcast.
Adams tweeted his criticism of NBC’s decision and was later interviewed about it on a local radio station, he explains in a first-person account on The Independent’s website.
«I have 1000 channels on my TV. Not…
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