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Will more than 2 percent of digital readers ever pay for news? “There is a whole universe living between ads and subscriptions.”
这个月Discors刚推出的App中,它不再突出个人稿源,而是让用户直接获取《纽约时报》、《金融时报》、《华盛顿邮报》和《经济学人》等刊物的分析和评论性文章。Discors App的会员价格是每月4.99美元,相当于60美元/年。
Email newsletters are a hybrid medium that fill a gap for newsrooms.
Read now, buy later: “We defer the time when you have to register and pay to a later stage, letting you convince yourself of the content, of the quality of the content, of the benefits that are offered to you.”
Last year, the Canadian daily became the first North American paper to introduce per-article payments. It’s found fewer takers than expected, but they’re buying more on average.
The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Time, and more are now publishing on the Netherlands-based micropayment platform. Will a market awash in free content be interested?
The Dutch micropayment startup debuted its German version this fall.
“I’m an optimist about human nature — I like to think that most people aren’t freeloaders, they just might not want to compensate sites by dealing with advertising.”
The company, based in the Netherlands, is trying to prove its model can work in a larger market. Investment capital in hand, its eyes are set on the United States.
A new Dutch report lays out four extreme scenarios of what the news media could look like in 10 years. You’ll find something to like or fear in each one.