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Staff Writer

Detroit Free Press
600 W. Fort
Detroit, Michigan 48226
United States

Company Description: Detroit Free Press > (Detroit) Freep.com is the site of Michigan's largest newspaper, the Detroit Free Press. Here you'll find coverage of Michigan and metro...   more
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But that's exactly what Detroit Free ...
www.journal-news.net, 15 Jan 2014 [cached]
But that's exactly what Detroit Free Press journalist Zlati Meyer did Monday evening on Twitter, when she posted a gem of a "joke" using those who had been suffering as the punchline.
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Within an hour, Meyer had deleted the tweet and apologized - twice - for her lack of judgment. Her Facebook page was disabled. But the barrage from the south did not subside.
As of Tuesday morning, Meyer's comment and the reaction to it had hit the Huffington Post under the headline "Zlati Meyer, Detroit Journalist, Enrages Twitter With West Virginia Incest Joke. Other websites that report such "news" picked it up with headlines including "Detroit Free Press reporter makes incest joke in light of West Virginia chemical spill" and "Zlati Meyer of Detroit Free Press claims West Virginia should work on incest after water problems fixed."
One dumb joke, one unfortunate thought followed by not thinking before clicking, and one young journalist has had her name dragged through the mud in the unerasable resume-killer that is a Google search.
(Stephanie Murray, assistant managing editor of the Detroit Free Press, tweeted out an apology for Meyer's "joke" late Monday night, adding the newspaper was "glad to see Zlati removed it and apologized.
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The apology, much like Meyer's, was met with resistance, as it was challenged for being "cookie-cutter.")
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There was no public outrage - in fact, many of the same people who decried Meyer praised Colbert's piece. Colbert's status as the media darling of the Twitter generation lives on, no matter what.
Meanwhile, at the same time Colbert's piece was airing, Meyer was learning a lesson about online accountability the hard way. Compassionate West Virginians should show the state's best side by leaving it at that, not continuing to bully her long after the dust has settled.
By Zlati ...
www.freep.com, 28 May 2013 [cached]
By Zlati Meyer
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Zlati Meyer is the Free Press' consumer watchdog reporter, dedicated to providing a voice for readers and holding officials accountable. If you have a story idea or a tip worth looking into, contact her at 313-223-4439 or zmeyer @freepress.com. Follow her on Twitter @ZlatiMeyer.
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Zlati Meyer is the Free Press' consumer watchdog reporter. She also produces comedic videos and writes a humor column. Contact her: 313-223-4439 orzmeyer@freepress.com. Follow her on Twitter @ZlatiMeyer
MotorCity Casino Hotel
www.motorcitycasino.com, 30 Jan 2013 [cached]
"The Chippendales take it off for Detroit at the Motor City Casino Hotel’s [Sound Board on May 9th.] Detroit Free Press Staff Writer Zlati Meyer gets down and dirty with these real-life "Magic Mike" stars."
Zlati Meyer, The Detroit Free Press, May 14, 2013.
Zlati Meyer, staff writer; ...
www.gannett.com, 19 May 2013 [cached]
Zlati Meyer, staff writer; Jarrad Henderson, staff photographer; Mandi Wright, staff photographer; Romain Blanquart, staff photographer
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Judges said: "Reporter Zlati Meyer has an entertaining and fun approach to covering what may be otherwise considered mundane assignments.
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