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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News App offers the following information published by FOXNEWS.COM:

The Washington Post placed a political reporter on administrative leave over tweets she sent as news of Kobe Bryant’s tragic death were still unfolding.

The paper said the tweets “displayed poor judgment that undermined the work of her colleagues.”

The article goes on to state the following:

Post reporter Felicia Sonmez shared a 2016 story about 2003 rape allegations from The Daily Beast headlined, “Kobe Bryant’s Disturbing Rape Case: The DNA Evidence, the Accuser’s Story, and the Half-Confession,” as details of the helicopter crash were still trickling out.

After her initial tweet prompted backlash, Sonmez reportedly doubled down in additional tweets, and wrote, “Any public figure is worth remembering in their totality… even if that public figured is beloved and that totality unsettling. That folks are responding with rage & threats toward me… speaks volumes about the pressure people come under to stay silent in these cases.”

She finally deleted the entire thread of posts.

Journalist Matthew Keys shared screenshots, and wrote on Twitter, “Washington Post reporter @feliciasonmez deleted her crass tweets about Kobe Bryant. But screen grabs are forever – and I took some before she deleted the tweets. Bye, Felicia.”

In an update, Keyes tweeted, “#BREAKING: Washington Post suspends reporter Felicia Sonmez over Kobe Bryant tweets, launches investigation into whether tweets – which were posted a few hours after Bryant’s death – violated the Post’s social media policy.”

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