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The Honolulu Civil Beat and the Honolulu Star-Advertiser both introduced paywalls a couple of years ago. Now their strategies are showing signs of stagnation.
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The annual report from Oxford’s Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism also finds that readers aren’t growing any more willing to pay for online news — and they’re happy to block your site’s ads.
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Data and mobile are big winners; working to get readers to pay is losing a little momentum.
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Since relaunching NewYorker.com and revamping its paywall last year, both its web audience and its paying subscriber base have grown.
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In an unusual attempt to improve the quality of discourse, the Jewish site is putting a paywall around the comments, not the content.
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With a brand new website, The Baffler seeks the audience and impact it missed the first time around.
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Developing reliable technology for digital pay models is more important than ever. But how many newspapers will choose to buy — instead of build — their own paywall?
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A survey across 10 countries find some things in common (Facebook’s everywhere) and some divergence (Finns dig Google Plus).
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Plus: The Boston Globe’s reworks its paywall, Time and Newsweek in transition, and the rest of the week’s future-of-journalism news.
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