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Topic: Paywall

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

'The Falling Man' includes new introduction

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…

Slate Launches Paid Membership Program

Paywall 2.0?

If you want to get into the new members-only section of Slate, you’re going to have to pay. This week, the online publication unveiled Slate Plus. While the rest of the…

Capital NY Tweaks Prices Ahead of Paywall

Free content becomes paid on Feb. 11

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…

Sports Illustrated Is Testing a New Type of Paywall

What’s more valuable, time or money?

Sports Illustrated is testing a paywall that lets readers access its print articles early if they watch a 30-second video ad first. The provider is Selectable Media, which has been testing…

Politico Enters the Realm of Native Advertising

Political news site also plans to test metered paywall

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

First-quarter revenues, income, ad dollars down

In this morning’s first quarter earnings call, which had revenues down 2 percent, The New York Times Co. announced plans for a number of new initiatives at the flagship paper,…

Washington Post Announces Paywall Plan

Metered subscription model to roll out this summer

The Washington Post, once an opponent of charging for online content, has reversed course, announcing plans to launch a metered paywall this summer. As paywalls go, the Post's will have plenty…

Newspapers Lower Paywalls for Election

NYT and WSJ offer unlimited online access for 24 hours

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…

More Newspapers Hopeful About Paid Content, Thanks to Tablets

Digital shift could change newspaper revenue model

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. "You only…

'New York Times' Site Now Less Porous

One year after launching paywall, paper claims nearly half a million digital subs

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…

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