The newspaper industry had been suffering from revenue declines over the past decade, and the transition to digital media was difficult to navigate.
Sign up New York Times paywall: How it works and what it means The New York Times paywall goes into effect this afternoon. But some critics think the Times is making a big mistake. Newscom The New York Times paywall system goes into effect this afternoon.
March 28, By Matthew Shaer Beginning this afternoon, The New York Times will wrap a big old paywall around its online content, forcing users to fork over cash to read the paper online — or to hunt further afield for pirated copy.
One Times editor has called the paywall — which goes into effect at 2 p. Well, if you're a current subscriber to the Times, you have nothing to worry about — you get "full and free access to our news, information, opinion," on any device that your heart desires.
But if you're not a current subscriber, you will only be permitted to click through 20 articles a month; after that, you'll have to sign up to be a "digital subscriber. But once regular rates kick in, they'll look something like this: Now the Times is going back behind a paywall, which has made a whole lot of analysts very skeptical.
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And for more tech news, sign up for the free Innovation newsletterwhich is emailed out every Wednesday morning.The NYT’s paywall, which was introduced back in , is one of the most celebrated in journalism. Readers get 10 free articles per month and then to read more they need to pay a subscription fee which starts at US$ per week.
On search referrals, the Times’ new approach points to the nuance with which publishers treat these questions. The paywall no longer exempts stories reached by search from the article limit. Once a reader hits the limit, the Times grants five additional search-accessed articles per day, or potentially around per month, per search engine.
On March 28, , The New York Times website became a restricted site where most of the content was protected behind a "paywall." Users who exceeded the limit of 20 free articles per month were required to pay for either a digital or print subscription.
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