By Dominic Ponsford, PressGazette, May 4, 2022

The Guardian has issued new social media guidelines warning that staff who engage in public slanging matches with each other on Twitter could face disciplinary action.

It has also warned staff against airing opinions on social media, scooping The Guardian website and “strongly encouraged” them to delete old posts.

The new guidelines follow various high-profile spats involving Guardian writers, including Owen Jones who recently took to the platform to deny bullying a fellow staff member.

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