Guardian readers’ editor told that sub-editors are journalists

Not only does the Guardian’s media blogger Roy Greenslade have it in for the subs, but its readers’ editor, Siobhain Butterworth, inadvertently cut them out the profession in her column on Monday.

A correction from today’s Guardian:

“‘While journalists and subeditors are not expected to be multilingual’, said the weekly column of the readers’ editor, ‘they should put the right accents on names in all languages, where possible’. Subeditors are journalists. In trying to distinguish between the roles the column should have referred to writers/reporters and subeditors.”

Full correction at this link…

(Hat-tip: Press Gazette)

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