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Digital Manners: The Teacher Who Tweets Too Much

Navigating the intersection of etiquette and technology.
May 22 2012 2:07 PM

Teacher Tweeting TMI

Should a school system enforce limits on what and with whom teachers can tweet?


This week, Slate's tech columnist Farhad Manjoo and Dear Prudence advice columnist Emily Yoffe debate the question: Should you tell your sister-in-law, a middle school teacher, that her tweeting is inappropriate?

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Podcast produced by Mike Vuolo.

Farhad Manjoo is a technology columnist for the New York Times and the author of True Enough.

Emily Yoffe is a regular Slate contributor. She writes the Dear Prudence column. 

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