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“Paywall” can now mean a lot of different things, said Trevor Kaufman, CEO of the newly combined companies.
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?
The newsweekly thinks it can be reborn in print as a premium product. But at $150 a year, can it provide enough value to bring back readers — no matter how nice the paper stock is?
An analysis of 69 journalism startups in 10 countries finds no Holy Grail, but a lot of revenue ideas in action. Johanna Vehkoo and Pekka Pekkala
It’s a rare moment: Legacy media leading the way on digital strategy, and watching the web-only guys follow behind.
If you want to charge readers for journalism, you have to prove its value — and that means getting beyond he-said-she-said and the view from nowhere. Ken Doctor
Piano Media in Central Europe
It’s the biggest market yet for a company building toward unified paywalls across Europe.
Now that news companies are getting comfortable with the idea of charging digital customers, the question becomes: How much? Here are nine things we’ve learned from early experiments.
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