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Texting etiquette

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Sunday 6th May 2012

My English teacher at secondary school was a stickler for doing things by the book. She was called Miss Milner and she spent hours drumming letter-writing etiquette into my class. In fact she was so thorough that all these years later I’m certain none of us ever use “yours sincerely” when it should be “yours faithfully” – and vice versa. But after reading in today’s Mail on Sunday that texts ...keep reading

Why journalists need proper training

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Monday 18th July 2011

We’re living through extraordinary times. After the dramatic events of last week I assumed last week’s media storm would die down for a while over the weekend. Hopping on the Eurostar on Friday night I decided to abandon Twitter and enjoy spending time with my teenage daughter in Paris (see above). But the minute I arrived back on Sunday night I sneaked a quick look at the latest tweets and discovered the story hadn’t let ...keep reading