resignation http://michiganradio.org en UM's social media director busted by social media, resigns http://michiganradio.org/post/ums-social-media-director-busted-social-media-resigns <p><strong>Update 12:03 p.m.</strong></p><p>The anonymous Reddit user who posted the information was Jordan Miller's ex-husband, Dan. You can read the entire, sad story on the original Reddit post <a href="http://www.reddit.com/r/uofm/comments/14f6ef/um_social_media_director_jordan_miller_lies_on/">here</a>.</p><p><strong>Tuesday, December 12, 4:36 p.m.</strong></p><p>The University of Michigan's social media director, Jordan Miller, resigned yesterday.</p><p>That news came three days after an anonymous user on the social media information site Reddit posted allegations that she had lied about her credentials while applying for the position.</p><p>From the Reddit post "<a href="http://www.reddit.com/r/uofm/comments/14f6ef/um_social_media_director_jordan_miller_lies_on/"><em><span class="title click">UM Social Media Director Jordan Miller lies on resume about bachelors degree, keeps job</span></em></a>":</p><blockquote><p>I don't like seeing my tax and your tuition money going toward paying someone ~ $100k/yr in earnings obtained through fraud, so I'm posting a little FOIA dump you all may be interested in.</p></blockquote><p>The University's choice to hire Miller as their first social media director made headlines early this year when she was selected from dozens of applicants.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.annarbor.com/news/university-of-michigan-hires-social-media-director-at-100k-salary/">AnnArbor.com</a> reported that the position came with a $90,000 to $100,000 salary.</p><p>The anonymous Reddit user posted a link to <a href="http://imgur.com/a/RLn96">documents</a> they said they had received from the University in response to a Freedom of Information Act request. Wed, 12 Dec 2012 17:03:38 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 10318 at http://michiganradio.org UM's social media director busted by social media, resigns McCotter abruptly resigns Michigan congressional seat http://michiganradio.org/post/mccotter-abruptly-resigns-michigan-congressional-seat <p>Five-term Michigan Republican Congressman Thaddeus McCotter has resigned his office.</p><p>McCotter wasn&rsquo;t up for re-election because his campaign failed to submit enough valid signatures to get him on the ballot.</p><p></p><p>McCotter represents a district in suburban Detroit.</p><p></p><p>Things started to unravel for him in May. That&rsquo;s when McCotter&rsquo;s campaign submitted the petition signatures required to get his name on the ballot.</p><p></p> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 21:45:16 +0000 Sarah Cwiek 8179 at http://michiganradio.org McCotter abruptly resigns Michigan congressional seat