Yesterday we learned that Disney paid $4 billion for Marvel Comics, a franchise that will probably never stop earning. Damn.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wants you to pay $36 a year for their exclusive content; blogs, live chats, comments on every story and the occasional left-handed-dry-snake-shake. That last part isn’t true, but the newsmaker is mashing up free and paid content models — which frankly just won’t work unless they focus hyper-locally. And convince cobblers to advertise like, all the time.