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DYING WITHOUT DIGNITY: The Age’s first edition even more erroneous than normal




On Monday, The Age’s first edition was meant to have a headline about claims a senior and respected public servant had a fling with a Vietnamese spy who supposedly took $20M in bungs to agree to using Australia’s world-best currency technology.

Instead it read “Securancy headline goes over eight” (columns)… Oops. Is this the quality newspaper they pretend to be?


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  1. They are a joke, all these big salaries, low rent people at Fairfax.

    Posted by Randall | August 13, 2012, 15:45
  2. I get The Age and The Australian home delivered and my Age this morning has the second or correct content.

    Posted by Adrian Jackson | August 13, 2012, 16:45
  3. On some days The Age resembles a pamphlet rather than a newspaper. Obviously the can’t sell the advertising.

    Posted by polster | August 13, 2012, 17:15
  4. First edition goes to country/interstate usually.

    Posted by VEXNEWS | August 13, 2012, 18:06
  5. Is our fat friend Alexander ‘the not so great’ White working at the Age?

    Posted by Sarah Lockhart Myles | August 14, 2012, 21:58
  6. I don’t blame the masthead….i blame management. This is a fairly “secondary sub-editors” and outsource the production of your paper to….. any one.

    Posted by Jules | August 17, 2012, 2:31
  7. Me minge worms are getting restless again

    Posted by Felissa Myfe | August 20, 2012, 20:55