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On the importance of subs

We let out a wee chortle—and felt a wave of ‘there but for the grace of God go us’—yesterday when we received the run-down for this week’s edition of Media7, which was to discuss the proposal by Fairfax to outsource some of its Australian sub-editing requirements to New Zealand. But, slightly ironically, given the episode’s focus on the loss of local knowledge and errors of fact slipping through unnoticed as a result of such decisions, it probably could have done with a sub.