Agreed on Eater: they’re good at getting breaking news out but I have the impression the writers are doing their own editing, proofreading, and uploading. (And sometimes working from press releases.)
Have a similar feeling about the Weekly, though those writers have more in-depth knowledge of the subject matter and stronger writing/editing skills.
I’ve no idea what any of these writers are paid (Eater and the Weekly) (if anything - staff vs freelance vs interns) but have gathered from comments on the thread about Besha Rodell leaving, that the Weekly has dumped many editors due to financial constraints. (Or from another thread.)
A sign of times to come?