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Topic: Politico Pro

Capital N.Y. Is Rolling Out a Nearly $6,000 Annual Paywall

‘Must-reads’ come at a price

Four months ago, Allbritton Communications bought the three-year-old media and politics site Capital New York with the aim of transforming media in the Empire State the way the company’s Politico,…

Politico's Allbritton Buys Capital New York

To expand subscription model to online news pub

The subscription approach to news is getting a significant boost, with Politico owner Robert Allbritton buying Capital New York with an eye on applying Politico’s business model to the online…

Tightening on the Beltway

After a hiring binge, D.C. media players go on a diet

Two years ago, while other markets were slashing staffs and closing papers, Washington, D.C., media players were swelling their ranks. Bloomberg LP hired aggressively to build its expensive subscription news…

Politico Is Making Money With Subscriptions

The site's sub service boasts a 96% renewal rate

In an era where it has been difficult to get anyone to pay for quality reporting, Politico is finding ways to make some cash. Eighteen months ago, Politico went out on…

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