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TIME OUT: Time Pulls Free Magazine Content From Web

AllThingsD | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Reuters' Felix Salmon saw fleeting evidence of a Time paywall last month; now NiemanLab has spotted it again. It's possible it's an experiment, and I'...

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...

PAY FOR PLAY: Hulu Announces Paid Subscription Plan

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — Online video site Hulu, under pressure from its media company parents to generate a bigger profit, launched a subscription service...

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...

Readers Don't Want To Pay For News Online: Survey

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Getting people to pay for news online at this point would be "like trying to force butterflies back into their cocoons," a new consum...

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...

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...

Arianna Huffington, Mathias Dopfner Clash Over Paid Content At Monaco Media Forum (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Huffington Post editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington clashed with Axel Springer CEO Mathias Dopfner Thursday at the Monaco Media Forum. Huffington and ...

Variety Paywall To Go Up Thursday

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — The Hollywood trade newspaper Variety is putting its Web site behind a "pay wall" starting Thursday – reserving its online c...

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...

Bloomberg Considers Charging $1,000/Year For Parts Of Site

Business Insider | Jay Yarow|Nov. 4, 2009, 9:22 AM |1 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Bloomberg LP is mulling plans to charge for access to parts of its website, as well as parts of newly acquired BusinessWeek's website. Bloomberg is...

"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 ...

Eric Schmidt Questions Murdoch's Online Pay Plan

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Publishers of general news would find it hard to charge for their content online because too much free content is available, the chief executive of Go...

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...

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...

Murdoch: All News Corp Websites Will Charge By 2010

AP | ANDREW VANACORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Visitors to the Web sites of newspapers owned by News Corp. will have to start paying fees to read the news within the next year, Cha...

Financial Times Editor: "Almost All News Organisations Will Be Charging For Content" Within A Year

Guardian | John Plunkett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Financial Times editor, Lionel Barber, has predicted that "almost all" news organisations will be charging for online content within a year. Ba...

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...

Paid Content: New York Times May Charge $5 Subscription To Read Articles On Web

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

July 9 (Bloomberg) -- New York Times Co. said in a survey of print subscribers that it's considering a $5 monthly fee for access to its namesake newsp...