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, with its breakneck, must-read reporting on the Beltway, did for Washington, D.C.

Soon, it will find out whether the plan worked.

Capital next month will start asking readers, following a free trial, to pay for its morning newsletters, customizable alerts and breaking news blasts.

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