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Boston Globe To Launch New, Paid Site

AP | BOB SALSBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

BOSTON — The Boston Globe will create a new, paid subscription Web site next year and limit the content on its free site, Boston.com. The newsp...

HEMORRHAGE: Times Of London Loses 1.2 MILLION Readers After Paywall

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Times of London has been hemorrhaging online readers since erecting a paywall three months ago, according to data released today. Internet mar...

Why The Daily Mail Is An 'Online Miracle'

The Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

[The Daily] Mail's online chief, Martin Clarke, is clearly (though pragmatically) opposed to paywalls. Because he doesn't need them. Because the surge...

iPad Means Newspapers Must Charge For Content: Forbes Writer

Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The advent of the iPad means two things for medialand. It means failing newspapers can save themselves if they have the guts to do so, and it means th...

UK Law Blogger Flees Times Paywall, Jumps To Guardian

Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Well, there I was. One minute I was writing for the Times. Then along came a massive great paywall and having managed to escape in the nick of time, I...

Daily Mail Online: Why We're Staying Free

PaidContent UK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

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Variety Pitches Subscribers: "Think Of The Paywall As A Velvet Rope"

Deadline Hollywood Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This notice sent to subscribers made me laugh out loud. First, Variety tries to liken your forking over money for the trade to membership in a club, c...

Times Online Hits Paywall: Murdoch's UK Times To Charge For Web Access

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LONDON — The Times and The Sunday Times newspapers will begin charging for Internet access to content in June, offering subscriptions at 1 pound...

New York Times To Charge Online Beginning In January

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The New York Times will begin charging for access to its website in January, its editor revealed Thursday evening. The Wall Street Journal reports th...

How To Pirate The New York Times When They Start Charging For Content In 2011

Miles Klee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Miles Klee

Open your Internet browser and go straight to Google. Anyone experienced in online piracy knows that a search engine is your best friend, as pilfered...

New York Times 'Metered Model': Paywall Announcement Confirms Report

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The New York Times Wednesday confirmed reports that it would introduce a "metered model" to its website, formally announcing plans to introduce "a pai...

Newsday Site Turns To Subscriber Model

Newsday | October 22, 2009 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Beginning Wednesday, most of Newsday.com content will only be available to subscribers of Optimum Online, Newsday, or those willing to pay for it. T...

"The Office" Makes Paywall Joke, Mocks Wall Street Journal Site (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"The Office" joked about newspaper paywalls — specifically the one at Rupert Murdoch's Wall Street Journal — on Thursday night's episode. ...

Newsday Columnist Saul Friedman Quits Over Paywall

New York Times | RICHARD PÉREZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

So count Saul Friedman a contrarian twice over. Mr. Friedman, who had written a column for Newsday since 1996, quit last week over the paper's deci...

New York Times Paywall Decision To Be "Gut Call"

The New York Observer | John Koblin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"In the end, I think it will come down to a gut call about what we think the audience will accept and how we think the market will evolve," said Bill ...

Mark Cuban: Kill News Aggregators, End Free Links

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Some are talking about making readers pay subscription fees. But the most radical idea, and the one I find most intriguing, is being advanced by Mark ...

Newport Daily News Finds Newsstand Success Following Online Paywall

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

But something even stranger happened: after the Web site put up a pay wall for nearly all its content, readers would brave driving rainstorms to go ou...

News Corp Leading Effort To Create Consortium With Rivals To Force Online Fees

Los Angeles Times | Dawn C. Chmielewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As newspapers across the country struggle with declining readership and advertising revenue, News Corp. executives have been meeting in recent weeks w...

Financial Times Execs Vindicated By Move Towards Paywalls: "It Was Pretty Lonely Out There For A While In Paid Land"

New York Times | ERIC PFANNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Now, with few signs that advertising is rebounding from a deep slump, and with other publishers moving to imitate FT.com by erecting so-called pay wal...

Financial Times Website Plans "Pay-Per-Article" System

The Guardian | Mark Sweney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Financial Times is to introduce a full "pay-per-view" model for accessing online articles by next summer and is reviewing whether any content on F...

Valley Morning Star, South Texas Newspaper, To Begin Charging For Access

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

HARLINGEN, Texas — A South Texas newspaper says it will begin charging for access to its Web site this week, warning that the days of giving con...

Nation's Top Newspaper Execs Meeting Today To Discuss Charging For Online Content: Report

The Atlantic | James Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Here's a story the newspaper industry's upper echelon apparently kept from its anxious newsrooms: A discreet Thursday meeting in Chicago about their f...