Newspaper group charges students £120 for a by-line

Found this article on The Passive Voice. This newspaper owner decided to charge journalistic students for being published. Whoever pays him gets published, while he sacked his professional reporters. Could you believe it? The quality is irrelevant.

I think it's terrible.  

 

Source: http://www.thepassivevoice.com/02/2015/newspaper-group-charges-students-120-for-chance-of-a-by-line/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ThePassiveVoice+%28The+Passive+Voice%29