L.A. Times’ new social media guidelines: Don’t embarrass us

Top brass at The Los Angeles Times told newsroom employees this week that just about anything they post on social media networks “will be viewed as reflecting on the newspaper’s credibility and reputation,” according to Editor & Publisher . This edict is part of an update to the newspaper’s social media guidelines, which were issued in March. “Integrity is our most important commodity: Avoid writing or posting anything that would embarrass The Times or compromise your ability to d…

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