Mediations: Philip Young

  • Mediations comments on public relations theory and practice, with an emphasis on social media and communication ethics. Philip Young is project leader for NEMO: New Media, Modern Democracy at Campus Helsingborg, Lund University, Sweden. All views expressed here are personal and should not be seen as representing Lund University or any other organisation.

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    Interesting post.

    I'm slightly concerned that Football clubs are taking a 'nip this in the bud' approach to their players Twittering. For example Ryan Babel was recently warned over his conduct following a tweet about referee Howard Webb. I know Darren Bent and numerous other footballers have faced sanctions for their tweets also.

    Do you think Twitter can coexist with the game on a long term scale? Should clubs be monitoring players accounts or does this negate the point of players having it in the first place?

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