"So, you might be wondering why having editorial jobs shifted to Melbourne would be such a bad thing. With each axed job, the Mercury loses touch with its community. In 2009, 15 editorial staff - reporters, sub-editors and photographers - were made redundant. The editorial department, responsible for gathering and presenting your news, is now a skeleton staff. Reporters have less time to verify information. The paper is more dependent on information from public relations firms. This means more spin and less reliable news purely because there are not enough people doing the work.............Read More Here
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