WSJ-Joan Didion: Paper realizes too late that Joan Didion isn't on Twitter.

WSJ Realizes Too Late that Joan Didion Isn't on Twitter

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July 11 2013 2:51 PM

The Wall Street Journal Realizes Too Late that Joan Didion Isn't on Twitter

Joan Didion attends the funeral of Dominick Dunne at The Church of St. Vincent Ferrer on September 10, 2009 in New York City

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And the correction that tells the full story: "An earlier version of this story said the @JoanDidion account was the author's actual account. It is a parody. The article has been updated." The giveaway: The account in question's bio reads, "Joan's tweets inspired by Joan (she dislikes [micro]blogs) and edited by a chill dude who writes and works in advertising (@erik_stinson)."

Josh Voorhees is a Slate senior writer. He lives in Iowa City. 

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