looking at the indo website's front page now, there is at least 2 spelling errors, the gardai are marching in the new york saint partick's day parade and christy dignam is the lead singer of alsan
these typos and other similar errors seem to be increasing in prevalence on not only the indo but in the Irish times website as well. Anyone inclined to look on any given day will be sure to find a few
one would feel that this is another symptom of the race to the bottom in print journalism due to declining revenues etc. they can't even afford to retain a reliable proof reader, for the websites at least
as a sideline, this would apply to tv(RTE) as well. anyone who saw the RTE sportsperson of the year award will remember the cut to an ad break just as Katie Taylor was about to start her acceptance speech. I heard on the grapevine that it was because an inexperienced apprentice had been left, on their own, in charge of that function on the night.
across the board, the basics are slipping one would feel.