Dan! Ssshhh.... - Don McPeak-US PRESSWIRE
Filed under: how not to build your audience
WZTV "Fox 17"'s Dan Phillips probably had a longer evening than he thought he was going to have earlier in the day, thanks to a series of miscues on the ol' twitters. I'm sure you can find some entertaining reading by perusing his mentions...
Here are the highlights. I'm limiting this to original tweets and not replies. Mr. Phillips did back track a bit on some of it, and I recommend visiting his feed to get the full context.
First, a reply to David Morrison's tweet from NC State's press conference:
Debbie Yow confirms that Vanderbilt coach James Franklin is not a candidate: "Although we did text yesterday, we did not text about this."— David Morrison (@DavidCMorrison) November 25, 2012
I don't believe it.I think Franklin is GONE.— Dan Phillips (@DanoFox17) November 25, 2012
A couple follow ups:
Franklin is such a promoter, & so disingenuous, I'm sure he's on the horn w/anyone & everyone he can.Texting NC St. AD?Not good.— Dan Phillips (@DanoFox17) November 25, 2012
The ONLY shot #Vandy has at keeping Franklin is fact I've heard he's making 3-million.That's IT.— Dan Phillips (@DanoFox17) November 25, 2012
Then a reply to Jeff Lockridge's tweet about Yow and Franklin's long standing professional relationship:
She would know whether Franklin would have any interest and how happy he is at VU. This should tell Vandy fans that he's very happy here— Jeff Lockridge (@jefflockridge) November 25, 2012
@jefflockridge or that he's making too much money to leave...— Dan Phillips (@DanoFox17) November 25, 2012
Et la pièce de résistance:
I've heard rumors about Franklin & his recruiting.I won't post what I've heard because I don't think it's responsible.#Vandy— Dan Phillips (@DanoFox17) November 26, 2012