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A Peek Into the Life of a Mommy Blogger: Should a Working Mom Be Fired for Blogging???

Recently, an Alabama reporter who is also a blogger was terminated purportedly because her employer disagreed with her blog post . In that post, she mentioned a variety of things related to her job, including how she has been on the air without wearing a bra and how nobody ever noticed. In her interview on the Today Show this morning, she said that she thought her post was "snarky and clever" and never imagined that she would get fired for it. And yet, that is what happened. What actually happened, is that she was told to take it down, which she did. However, she thought better of it and re-posted it. The re-posting led to her termination . As a working mom who's a blogger the story really resonated with me. It implicates things that every blogger confronts. How much sharing is oversharing? Can/should an employer be able to censor a blogger's posts? Did her blog post itself compromise her ability to do he job effectively?   Should Bloggers Be Fired for