College newspaper’s online editor fired over tweets

The school’s football team refused to play a huge game because of poor team facilities. The editor reported it, and paid for it, though he appears to have his job back now.

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He tweeted pics of the team facilities, which featured what appeared to be mold, degraded equipment and general blight. According to several reports, Lankster was fired for posting these photos:

(Via @NateDaGreat26) LOOK: Here is a picture of a bench in the GSU weight room.

— The Gramblinite (@TheGramblinite) October 19, 2013

LOOK: Here is Brown Hall, where a restroom roof collapsed leaving pipes exposed. Reports made, yet no repairs.

— The Gramblinite (@TheGramblinite) October 19, 2013

LOOK: Mold and Mildew on the walls of the GSU men football complex. #Grambling #revolution

— The Gramblinite (@TheGramblinite) October 20, 2013

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