Niamh O’Doherty and Maureen Johnson explain how the Daily Mail and HuffPost work
HOW the Daily Mail and Huffington Post work. That card advising 13-year-old girls to get bigger breasts his the news cycle. was spotted by the Mail. Niamh O’Doherty wrote:
American novelist Maureen Johnson was travelling though the UK when she came across the card. She took a picture and posted it to Twitter with the message: ‘Dear @HallmarkPR, SERIOUSLY???? #letsmessgirlsupearlywithcards’.
This was new to Maureen, who reported her brief chat with reporter O’Doherty:
On Saturday, December 8, 2012, Niamh O’Doherty wrote:
My name is Niamh O’Doherty and I’m a reporter from The Daily Mail. We’re just writing a story about the Hallmark Card you found yesterday, and were wondering if you’d like to comment on it. Would you also be able to tell us in which shop you picked up the card?
Thanks so much,
From: Maureen Johnson
Sent: 09 December 2012 04:26
To: Niamh O’Doherty
Subject: Re: Query from the Daily Mail
I didn’t find the card. It was found in the uk by someone else. I had surgery this week and was not traipsing about! I think HuffPo reported it that way, but I have no idea why.
Dec 9 (1 day ago)
Thanks Maureen, appreciate it. Here’s to a speedy recovery!
As Maureen tweets: