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Good manners on death row

Tamara Rajakariar | 19 April 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: death row, manners


Social media is making us ruder

Tamara Rajakariar | 12 April 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: friendship, manners, social media
Have you ever argued with a friend on Facebook? Blocked or deleted them after a virtual agreement? Well, it turns out that you're not alone. It's actually a thing! It's not surprising that relationships - whether with friends, family, lovers - have been ruined thanks to social media. According to a recent survey, 78% of people have reported increased rudeness online, and most have no qualms at all about forgetting their manners in the online sphere.


Laughter misplaced in Les Misérables

Alma Acevedo | 21 January 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: cinema, Les Misérables, manners, texting
When an audience member laughs (while texting) at one of the most moving moments in Les Misérables, what does it say about today's society and the individuals who inhabit it?


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