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Is Alexa Gorman for real (Banning social media at work short-sighted, Feb. 16)? She would not have that tunnel-vision view if she were the boss paying the wages.

Browsing social media is not work. It's pleasure. And it is not something your boss is required to finance.

I believe all workplaces should ban the use of social-media access and jam incoming cellphone signals unless they are work-related.

But of course, a journalism student would have her position -- until she has worked full time for several years and realizes the folly of her thought.

JAMES TEMPLE

Dugald

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition February 22, 2013 A9

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