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The plurality of pedantry;Letter

Call me a pedant, but I have news for English teacher and grammarian Geoff Barton ("Speech packs a punch", Friday Magazine, TES, June 11).

The word "media" is plural: the problem which Mr. Burton wishes to see addressed is "the media and how to handle them", not "it".

Michael J Smith

10 Hillview

North Pickenham

Swaffham

Norfolk

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