Posts Tagged: The Atlantic Wire

Winning Typos

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At The Atlantic Wire, Jen Doll chronicles the most embarrassing typos and copy-editing errors of the year. Misspellings have really run the gamut in 2012, including but not limited to, but vs. butt, public vs. pubic, and confusing “socialite” with “socialist”.

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Digital Abuse Surveyed

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“Young people immersed in the online world are encountering racist and sexist slurs and other name-calling that probably would appall their parents and teachers. And most consider it no big deal, a new poll says.” The survey suggests that people feel more comfortable using “hurtful language” in texts and posts to Facebook or Twitter than […]

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More on PTSD

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This past Monday, we linked to a piece in Good by friend of The Rumpus Mac McClelland that detailed her struggle with PTSD and her use of violent sex to help ease it. On Friday, Jezebel posted an open letter to Good‘s editors from 36 journalists who claimed that McClelland maligned Haiti in her piece. […]

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