Kirby Delauter Saga

Let’s hope many, many more journalism stories end as happily as the Kirby Delauter saga.

  1. Screen Shot 2015-01-08 at 1.54.19 PMLocal official Kirby Delauter posts Facebook rant, threatening legal action against a reporter for “unauthorized” use of his name.
  2. Newspaper editorial mocks the threats, in an editorial titled “Kirby Delauter, Kirby Delauter, Kirby Delauter.”
  3. The internet loves the story.
  4. Kirby Delauter issues an apology.