Access to media (whether it be news, criticism, trends, recipes, travel writing, etc) is not a basic human right. The Times has never written for or courted a low-income audience.
Audience member at Columbia Journalism School to Arthur Sulzberger, New York Times publisher: “How will low-income residents now access The Times at home?”
Sulzberger: “Just translate that question to print. How will low-income people get access to The New York Times in print?”