Cassidy & Associates vice chairman Gregg Hartley didn't like a critical New York Times story on one of the firm's biggest clients, Equatorial Guinea. So he's hitting back against the reporter using an unusual vehicle: his personal Twitter feed. The reporter's father, a federal judge, presided over a high-profile case involving Equatorial Guinea. Hartley acknowledged that he hadn't verified the connection before tweeting. "Here's one thing about social media. You don't have to always be right," he said.
Firm Vice Chairman Uses Twitter to Strike Back at NYT Reporter for Story on Client
The National Law Journal
November 20, 2009