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Ms. Justine Sacco

Wrong Justine Sacco?

Director of Communications

FanDuel
41 East 11th Street
New York, New York 10003
United States

Company Description: FanDuel is a leading Interactive Fantasy Sports Company providing one-day fantasy sports contests. It enables consumers to draft fantasy sports teams at any time in...   more
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"The NBA sees a very valuable ...
www.bizjournals.com, 14 Nov 2014 [cached]
"The NBA sees a very valuable way to engage fans through one-day fantasy," FanDuel spokeswoman Justine Sacco said.
PharSide Solutions - INDUSTRY NEWS
www.pharside.com, 3 Jan 2014 [cached]
Justine Sacco, who was subsequently fired from the prominent New York-based Internet media company IAC/InterActive Corp after the tweet created a firestorm on social media, issued a statement of remorse on Sunday to ABC News and South Africa's The Star newspaper. "Words cannot express how sorry I am, and how necessary it is for me to apologize to the people of South Africa, who I have offended due to a needless and careless tweet," she said. Just before boarding a plane for South Africa on Friday, Sacco posted a tweet to her online account, saying: "Going to Africa.
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Justine Sacco, who was IAC's corporate communications director, wrote in a message on Twitter on Friday, shortly before taking a flight. The Twitter account has since been deleted, though not before the message was widely circulated online. IAC, which had earlier condemned the message, said on Saturday that Sacco and the company have now "parted ways".
Justine Sacco, the former ...
www.odwyerpr.com, 17 June 2014 [cached]
Justine Sacco, the former IAC/Interactive Corp communications director who was fired after an offensive tweet last year, has landed at Hot or Not, the website being re-made into a dating app.
She is heading PR for Hot or Not, part of UK-based Badoo. The iconic site that let users rate the photos of people based on their attractiveness is re-launching today as an app.
Sacco, a South Africa native, was fired from her senior director of communications post at IAC in December after tweeting: "Going to Africa.
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Buzzfeed reported that Sacco lived in Ethiopia doing volunteer work earlier this year.
Justine Sacco, head of ...
www.commentarymagazine.com, 27 Dec 2013 [cached]
Justine Sacco, head of corporate communications for media conglomerate IAC, just before hopping on a plane for a vacation in South Africa, tweeted, "Going to Africa. Hope I don't get AIDS. Just kidding. I'm white!"
As Ms. Sacco wended her Internet-less way through the skies in blissful ignorance, her tweet went viral, and all hell broke loose. She was given the heave-ho by her bosses pretty much as soon as her plane landed, and her Twitter account disappeared. Ms. Sacco has now issued the obligatory apology for the "insensitivity" of her tweet and for the "pain" she caused-to AIDS victims, to black people, to South Africa.
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Justine Sacco, head of corporate communications for media conglomerate IAC, just before hopping on a plane for a vacation in South Africa, tweeted, "Going to Africa. Hope I don't get AIDS. Just kidding. I'm white!"
As Ms. Sacco wended her Internet-less way through the skies in blissful ignorance, her tweet went viral, and all hell broke loose. She was given the heave-ho by her bosses pretty much as soon as her plane landed, and her Twitter account disappeared. Ms. Sacco has now issued the obligatory apology for the "insensitivity" of her tweet and for the "pain" she caused-to AIDS victims, to black people, to South Africa.
This incident was not, it turns out, Ms. Sacco's first venture into Interweb ... um ... liveliness. Her now-defunct Twitter profile, for example, describes her thus: "CorpComms at IAC. Troublemaker on the side.
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Justine Sacco, head of corporate communications for media conglomerate IAC, just before [...]
Justine Sacco's Tweet About ...
www.digitalworkshed.com, 21 Dec 2013 [cached]
Justine Sacco's Tweet About AIDS, Africa Is The Craziest Thing You'll See Today A public relations representative for a major media company appears to have posted a strange tweet on Friday about race and AIDS in Africa.
A tweet sent from the account of Justine Sacco, a senior director of corporate communications at InterActiveCorp (more commonly known as IAC), said: "Going to Africa.
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- Justine Sacco (@JustineSacco) December 20, 2013
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Sacco did not respond to a request for comment from The Huffington Post.
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