In distant times, when TV screens were no bigger than human heads, discretion was valued.
Feelings mattered and decorum was observed.
But in our world of anything goes -- and hopefully goes public -- old-fashioned concepts bite the dust like dying flies.
Perhaps we shouldn't be surprised, therefore, that Dallas Police Chief David O. Brown likes to announce when he's fired someone on his Twitter account.
To celebrate the new year, for example, Brown chose December 30 as the moment to socially announce the firing of five police officers and a 911 call operator.As Vocativ reports, each is given the tombstone of their own tweet. For example: "I have terminated 911 Call Taker Moises Limon today for driving while under the influence and not reporting his arrest to his supervisor."… Read more