I’ve long ranted about my disappointment with the declining journalistic standards of the Sydney Morning Herald – which has become a collection of single paragraph articles full of misspellings and grammatical errors, wire service updates and articles from other newspapers. Now they are taking the site behind a paywall, though you can read 30 articles a month before being required to pay.
Now I don’t mind paying for quality journalism at all, I was a crikey subscriber for many years (not an inexpensive proposition) which I considered well worth the investment.
Tempting though it might be, I’m really not convinced that I am ready to shell out a minimum of $15 per month to access similar articles to those below:
Guardian, Australian edition, here I come.