As many of you may know, journal feedback in Moodle is via a text box and not a WYSIWYG editor. So when a tutor leaves feedback containing an apostrophe, a stripslash (backslash) is inserted into the text. This is fine and I understand the (MySQL) reasons why, however… my tutors do not! Each time a tutor saves new feedback, an extra stripslash is added. After many edits the feedback is littered with stripslashes.
So as a temporary fix I have removed the stripslashes by modifying /mod/journal/report.php.
By replacing the line: