Paywalls, what will be there impact?

28 03 2011

We are constantly being told about the future of journalism being uncertain. Advertisers are moving online and newspapers are finding it incredibly difficult to make money out of the online world. The Times and The Sunday Times have gone behind one and there are conflicting reports on how successful this has been.

The Telegraph has unveiled plans to go behind one and there is a school of thought that tablets such as the iPad have led to people being more willing to pay.

The NYT is following suit, this is the most relevant because it is the most popular online paper. This happened today but they don’t intend a complete shut out like The Times did.



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