Esquire Puts 9/11 Story Behind Paywall to Raise Money for James Foley Scholarship

This week, to commemorate the 13th anniversary of September 11, Esquire has put an expanded version of its National Magazine Award nominated feature “The Falling Man” behind a paywall and plans to donate all resulting revenue to a scholarship fund set up in honor of James Foley, the American journalist execu

Slate Launches Paid Membership Program

If you want to get into the new members-only section of Slate, you’re going to have to pay.

Capital NY Tweaks Prices Ahead of Paywall

Capital New York has tweaked its pricing as it prepares to start charging for e-newsletters and news coverage today (Feb. 11), making it the latest startup to test consumers' willingness pay for news.

Sports Illustrated Is Testing a New Type of Paywall

Sports Illustrated is testing a paywall that lets readers access its print articles early if they watch a 30-second video ad first.

Politico Enters the Realm of Native Advertising

Politico, chronicler of all things Washington, D.C., made a foray into native advertising on Thursday with a sponsored post from the National Retail Federation displayed prominently on the site's homepage.

The New York Times Planning Lower-Priced Digital Subs

In this morning’s first quarter earnings call, which had revenues down 2 percent, The New York Times Co.

Washington Post Announces Paywall Plan

The Washington Post, once an opponent of charging for online content, has reversed course, announcing plans to launch a metered paywall this summer.

Newspapers Lower Paywalls for Election

Last week, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal lowered their paywalls to give readers unfettered access to Hurricane Sandy coverage. Today, newspapers are again demolishing their paywalls for another major event: the 2012 election.

More Newspapers Hopeful About Paid Content, Thanks to Tablets

There finally seems to be some optimism in the newspaper business. Thanks to the consumer's love affair with the iPad, newspapers have discovered that people will pay for content.

‘New York Times’ Site Now Less Porous

A year after launching its closely watched paywall, The New York Times is claiming nearly half a million subscribers to its various digital editions while making it harder for nonsubscribers to read its online content for free.