Major Publishers Take Down Paywalls for Coronavirus Coverage

An interesting decision as some organizations have recently instituted them

An illustration of newspapers near brick
More media organizations are putting coronavirus coverage in front of their paywalls. Source: Pixabay, Getty Images

Midterm elections, massive snowstorms and now coronavirus. Those are the coverage areas so important to the public that publications have been willing to make articles about these things free to read.

@SaraJerde sara.jerde@adweek.com Sara Jerde is publishing editor at Adweek, where she covers traditional and digital publishers’ business models. She also oversees political coverage ahead of the 2020 election.