Gridiron Gridlock Over Twitter

Some say opening the event to Twitter made it a work night.

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By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers

Washington's media big shots were all shook up earlier this month when the stodgiest of clubs—the Gridiron Club—unexpectedly allowed scribes at the annual off-the-record dinner to Twitter what they saw, like Sarah Palin's funny skit about the 2008 campaign and her love-hate relationship with the press. Some reporters whined that opening the event to tweets essentially made it a work night. Others said that they planned to Twitter no matter what the rules.

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