PR Prof’s Blog gets her FIRED

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Scary story out of SMU.

A professor who kept an annonymous blog about her experiences on campus was let go – the school says it wasn’t about the blog, she says it was.

Either way, she’s been canned.

Makes for some scary thoughts – what if an employer finds out you’ve said something about them, and fires you for… “not fitting the corporate culture?”

With IBM and a ton of other companies promoting employee blogging, my bet is we haven’t yet seen the last of this – in fact, I’m betting there will be a court case before too long – someone gets fired, blames it on their blog, screams first ammendment, and it’s a court case.

Anyone agree?

Story here, from the Houston Chronicle.

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