Monday, September 24, 2007

A pay wall falls, and the Web is watching

From The Globe And Mail - They are among the world's most influential newspapers when it comes to setting the news agenda. But a push by The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal to abandon their subscription websites may now influence a broad - and irreversible shift - across the newspaper industry itself.

The Times officially walked away from its subscription model last week, deciding it could make more money by making all of its content available free of charge online - including its vast digital archive that users have paid to access in the past. | Read full article

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