Wah, Today Just Subtly Burned Straits Times with This FB Post

On 26 Feb, SPH owned Straits Times (ST) revamped its site, including a new label—ST Premium.

It is labelled on selected articles and according to the site, it includes exclusive stories, interviews and features, first-hand reporting from their correspondents in bureaus in Asia and around the world, engaging video and visuals and in-depth opinion pieces.

Image: straitstimes.com

It is also mentioned that we will still have access to local and international breaking news.

Now, why am I talking about this again?

Well, TODAY newspaper which is owned by MediaCorp threw shade at ST.

Image: tenor.com

TODAY posted an FB post 12 hours ago, as of writing time, promoting their newsletter, website and Whatsapp service where you will receive breaking stories in a bite-sized format.

While doing that, they managed to subtly burn ST by saying “with TODAY, you never have to worry about paying more or limiting yourself to “non-premium” articles.”

Coming from someone who has mastered the art of shading people, this subtle dig demands 10 points for Gryffindor!

Image: tenor.com

Is this the beginning of a new war between mainstream media?

With that said, the subscription fees for ST premium isn’t that expensive at all—their most expensive plan is only $29.90 a month.

But hey, you can always get updated on the viral news with a side of humour, if you download our free app or sign up to our newsletter which will be sent to your inbox fresh from our editorial oven!

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