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Reporter Andrea McCarren, NF ’07, fends off social media attacks

Nieman Notes February 20, 2012

Andrea McCarren, a 2007 Nieman Fellow and reporter for WUSA 9 in Washington, D.C., was forced to stay off the air recently after teenagers upset with her reports on underage drinking took to Twitter and Facebook to post hostile messages. When her own children were bullied at school, McCarren had a colleague report two of her stories. Read more