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Piers Morgan tells student ‘do your Teeline shorthand’

Piers Morgan has praised the importance of learning shorthand – telling journalism student to ‘do your Teeline’. The former Daily Mirror editor was tweeted by a Mark Tuxford who is attending Harlow University just like Piers did. Piers, who now presents Good Morning Britain, responded by tweeting ‘I did. Work

Learning shorthand is ‘absolutely vital’, says the Sun

Leaning shorthand is still as important as ever for people who want to be journalists, says the Sun’s managing editor. Graham Dudman says that anybody who doesn’t have shorthand ‘doesn’t get a job with us’. Beings able to write in 1100 words a minute is ‘absolutely vital

Journalism courses without shorthand are ‘useless’

The boss of one of the UK’s biggest news wires has said that journalism degrees without shorthand courses are ‘useless’. Jon Harris, managing director of Cavendish Press in Manchester, said several journalism graduates had applied for positions at his firm – but they’d all been turned away because