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The Oklahoma-based investigative site had about 750 subscribers paying $30 a month.
The Pierre Omidyar-backed news site is dropping its paywall and launching a membership program as part of the change.
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.
Plus: Tech billionaires in journalism, David Pogue’s jump to Yahoo, and the rest of this week’s news in the journalism and tech worlds.
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“Based on what I’ve seen from Omidyar, he believes journalism is a vehicle toward a better functioning democracy.” Adrienne LaFrance
The Civil Beat Law Center for Public Interest will be independent of the news site and offer counsel and representation in challenges to information requests.
The Hawaii news site is looking to organizations like the Texas Tribune to get beyond its subscription-based business model.
As retailers court holiday shoppers, news companies try to get in on the action.