This article features a distinguished-looking English bloke with 70 (!), years in the writing game. Sir Harold Evans, journalist and publisher, has a point (oddly) – good writing is still very important, in fact, clarity in communication of any form is critical. I have been writing professionally for a mere 30 years and have seen many examples of ambiguity leading to misunderstandings or conflict.
A great quote from the article ” Sir Harold is terminally frustrated that writing, an art form that can be so simple and beautiful, can so easily be turned into impenetrable sludge.” Click on the link: