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Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times, covering topics on culture and politics. Originally from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Jessica graduated from the University of Florida where she received a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in mass communication.

During her time at University of Florida, she worked as an associate editor for The Gainesville Sun and interned at Entercom Communications. In 2011, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She can be reached at [email protected].

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New York Times expands social media rules for reporters

The New York Times on Friday published its "updated and expanded" social media guidelines, warning newsroom employees against posting biased content that could potentially undermine the newspaper's credibility. Published October 13, 2017

Twitter: Rose McGowan violated policy by posting private phone number

Twitter responded to backlash Thursday after temporarily suspending Rose McGowan's Twitter account, saying the actress who has been at the forefront of the sexual harassment allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein violated Twitter's terms of service by posting a private phone number. Published October 12, 2017

Just hours after Ben Affleck condemned Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein for using his "position of power to intimidate, sexually harass and manipulate" women, actress Hilarie Burton (pictured here) came forward to accuse the "Batman" actor of groping her on the set of MTV's "Total Request Live" when she was 21 years old. (MTV)

Hilarie Burton accuses Ben Affleck of groping her on 'TRL'; he tweets apology

Just hours after Ben Affleck condemned Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein for using his "position of power to intimidate, sexually harass and manipulate" women, actress Hilarie Burton came forward to accuse the "Batman" actor of groping her on the set of MTV's "Total Request Live" when she was 21 years old. Published October 11, 2017