Among the ‘orrible news in the Age this morning (cereal killer, alright) you’ll come across this sad little item on page 7. Extremely petty, I know, but it had me LOLing inside. As management furiously try to cut costs, Fairfax journos are striking over the outsourcing of 66 sub-editing jobs to New Zealand. (Is their spell chuck different there?)
The last par is for connoisseurs, and makes a case for revenge being served small, like tapas, thus:
Fairfax announced late on Tuesday that it would move sub-editing work from regional newspapers The Newcastle Herald and The Illawarra Mercury to Fairfax Editorial Services in
Sic. Fully sic.