News Limited staff are unhappy after being required to pay to read their own content behind The Australian’s new paywall. In an email sent to News staff last week, corporate affairs have offered the same three-month trial being marketed to ordinary punters, but with a
special staff discount of up to 50 per cent.
One News Limited employee told New Matilda he thought the payment was
a bit of a joke … why should we have to pay for something we worked to produce?
Although staff have been aware of the switch to paywalled content for some months, having to sign up to read their own premier masthead was a development
sprung on us in the last couple of days — via redwolf.newsvine.com