The New York Times
and The Washington Post
showed each other some love on Twitter today.
The Twitter account of the Times
promoted the piece by James B. Stewart
by touting how the author was prompted to become “a @WashingtonPost subscriber after Monday’s Russia scoop.” A minute later, it gave a shout-out to the Post
with a #FF (Follow Friday) Tweet linking to the the newspaper’s account.
‘s Twitter account responded with this X-Files
As you might expect, this led to a number of positive and negative reactions from other Twitters users. There were more than a few
a room” replies from journalists at other media outlets:
It should be pointed out that within minutes of the exchange between the two newspapers, each had
published a new expose
involving President Donald Trump
and the ongoing Russia controversy. This timing didn’t go unnoticed on Twitter:
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