[UPDATED] I’m guessing someone’s in trouble at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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“Whoever is running the AJC Twitter account has a breathtakingly misguided sense of humor,” notes Creative Loafing Atlanta. (The tweet has been deleted.)

* AJC tweet says lottery winner “can get 40 acres and a whole lotta mules” (clatl.com)

STATEMENT FROM ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION EDITOR KEVIN RILEY:
“The Atlanta Journal-Constitution sincerely regrets an earlier Twitter message that contained an inappropriate statement. We took immediate action to apologize via social media and on our website and will issue an apology in Thursday morning’s print edition. We do not condone such offensive messages and are reviewing our procedures to ensure this type of error does not happen again. Additionally, we are taking the appropriate disciplinary action with the individuals involved.”


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