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Please tell whoever is responsible that “history of it’s website” should not have an apostrophe .. If Reuters gets such a basic thing wrong then we are all in trouble !!!
Would you please inform your writers and editors that the possessive form of the word “it” does not have an apostrophe? It’s with an apostrophe means “it is”.
I have never bothered to write any news organization about anything, but seeing such an amateur grammar mistake by what I have considered to be a a solid source of news and analysis for many years was too much. This is truly sad.
English is my third language and I still cringe at this kind of mistake.
Sigh. This mistake, which we make way too often, drives readers crazy: GBU Editor