There are any number of things that a newspaper’s ombudsman/public editor/fancy-symbolic-spokeswoman might want to write about as the public’s representative at the paper. For instance, they might want to write about why repeated instances of plagiarism by a senior columnist are swept under the carpet.
On the other hand, they could ponder some really truly serious questions instead. You’ll be so surprised to see which side of this picture the Globe & Mail’s public editor falls on. I know I was surprised.
Some of my readers will not want to click on this link, because contrary to what they originally implied when they announced their new paywall, links from sites like this one appear to count towards the 10-article-per-month limit.
Others will be merrily reading Globe & Mail articles without a paywall warning in sight, for one of two reasons.Tweet