Happy Khmer New Year!
Consider me to be a grammar Nazi. Perhaps even worse, I tend to be a journalism tyrant as well, someone who finds himself, perhaps irrationally, irritated by lapses from commonly high journalistic standards.
I read Cambodia’s three English-language dailies online every morning or in print just about every afternoon that I am in Phnom Penh. Rarely do I get through any of the publications without finding a lapse in standards that are, to my mind, unforgivable.
I decided one day in December to skim the three journals for their lapses over a few days. Herewith what I discovered: Continue reading