Easiest crossword ever published in National Post

A day after its owner Postmedia announced layoffs that will target copy editors and cuts that will see some print editions reduced, Canada's National Post today published a crossword that provides a reminder of the value of copy editing.

Canadian journalist Maryam Siddiqi tweeted a picture of today's Post crossword, which really isn't much of a challenge at all (click for larger):

What good is a solved crossword?

As she wrote:

At least one Post reader was not impressed, according to a tweet from the paper's social media editor:

  • Craig Silverman

    Craig Silverman (craig@craigsilverman.ca) is an award-winning journalist and the founder of Regret the Error, a blog that reports on media errors and corrections, and trends regarding accuracy and verification.

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