Wut u doing l8r. Can’t wait to tell u bout JW. ROTFLMAO. Cya.
What on earth is happening to our language? It started off with text (SMS) and then instant messaging. But now this shorthand is beginning to appear everywhere. It’s not that I hate the lack of grammar and the spelling nightmare – who am I kidding, yes I do – but this need to abbreviate everything is destroying the richness of English.
“Hotshot new media companies do not have a higher creativity quotient than older ones, they simply place fewer obstacles in the way of seizing the potential of technology transitions.”
This comment from Lucy Küng, a professor in media management, got me thinking about my own experience. It’s true, as a journalist in the traditional media realm, my day-to-day work was always about being credible; about being seen as reliable. The victim was often creativity.
The Swedish general election is beginning to get more and more media exposure here and the communicative abilities of the two main leaders will have a vital bearing on the outcome of this one.