It looks like college coaches aren’t the only ones restricting Twitter use. Todd Dybas, a reporter for the Tacoma News Tribune, Tweeted yesterday that he was “reprimanded” by the University of Washington Athletic Department for apparently Tweeting too much during Sunday’s 85-63 win over Loyola. Todd Dybas@Todd_Dybas Also, tonight I was reprimanded by the University of Washington for tweeting too much during a live event.
The UW does indeed have a “Live Coverage Policy” that limits reporters to 20 total in-game updates for basketball games and 45 for football games:
… I understand that the UW wants to drive fans to the school’s own live coverage and protect its product, but to threaten the loss of credentials because of “excessive” Tweeting seems a little odd.