Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

We Need to Learn How to Discuss Race and Class Divisions

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

We Need to Learn How to Discuss Race and Class Divisions

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When it comes to Wendy Bell's firing ("WTAE-TV Fires Anchor Wendy Bell," March 31), I feel that Ms. Bell should have been aware that whatever she posted on Facebook would be read. I feel that beyond the post and its content, it is more of a cautionary tale.

The lesson here is when you are an employee for a company you should be very careful about what you post on Facebook. Beyond your employer, the world is watching. Many companies and employers even let their employees know from the start what is appropriate and what is not appropriate to post on social media. I just don't understand why she did it in the first place.I thought my generation (millennial) would be more susceptible to being in Ms. Bell's predicament. I was wrong.

I feel that the conversation should go deeper into why what Ms. …

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