It might be that editor is unaware of the irritation they are unleashing upon their audience.
Or perhaps steeped in blissful ignorance, the editorial gatekeepers couldn't care less if there's material that doesn't add value but potentially subtract interest levels.
In the above article's postscript, the reader is being told that:
"The writer is a writer..."If I may add, the writer wrote a well-written write-up!
- This blogger is a blogger, journalist and news editor.