Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
The Times Announces Digital Subscription Plan — The New York Times rolled out a plan on Thursday to begin charging the most frequent users of its Web site $15 a month in a bet that readers would pay for news they have grown accustomed to getting free. — Beginning March 28 …
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Joshua Benton / Nieman Journalism Lab: Call it the Frank Rich Discount: The Sunday New York Times moves from premium product to loss leader …
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab: It's official! And kind of expensive! Here are the details of The New York Times' new stab at a paywall
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: New York Times Paywall Launches Today In Canada; Globally March 28
Felix Salmon / Epicenter: Commentary: The New York Times Paywall Is ... Weird
Henry Blodget / The Wire: NYT Paywall Will Generate An Extra $100 Million Of Revenue A Year, Says Former WSJ Publisher
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Will You Pay for the New York Times Online? [POLL]
Paul Bradshaw / Online Journalism Blog: New York Times paywall: sense prevails over ideology (almost)
Andrew Ross Sorkin / DealBook: Editor's Note: DealBook and Digital Subscriptions
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: NYTimes.com Paywall Picture About To Get Much Clearer
Marcus Carab / Techdirt: An Open Letter From A Canadian To The New York Times, Eh?
Mark Potts / Recovering Journalist: The New York Times' Porous Paywall
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!: New York Times Reveals Paywall Plan
David Folkenflik / NPR: ‘The New York Times’ Unveils Metered Online Paywall
Matt Rosoff / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: The NYT Gets One Thing Right: Facebook Is More Important Than Google
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: NY Times Rolls Out Pay Model for Website, Mobile Editions
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish: The NYT And The Blogosphere — The key paragraph in the new paywall announcement:
Rafat Ali / @rafat: TIP: Buy *any* NYT print pckg, even just Sat-Sun at $12.6 month & get all access digital free. http://nyti.ms/h3kIk8 #nytdigisubs
Howard Kurtz / @howardkurtz: NYT paywall plan seems reasonable to me: Newspapers can't keep giving it away online forever, but you don't want to shut out nonpaying types
Adam L. Penenberg / @penenberg: *If* paywalls succeed (I'm skeptical, but...) a byproduct cud be stronger reader loyalty. You'd only pay for a few. So you'd stick w them.
Peter Kafka / @pkafka: So much shouty bulls**t about NYT paywall. But it's pretty straightforward freemium. Use some, it's free. Use a lot, not.
Meranda Watling / 10,000 Words: New York Times' New Paywall Vs. WSJ, Newsday
Danny Sullivan / Daggle: All The New York Times Paywall That's Fit For No One To Use
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: The New York Times details Web, mobile app subscription plans launching March 28 [Updated]
Ryan Chittum / CJR: The New York Times Paywall Looks Good
Christopher Trout / Engadget: New York Times reveals labyrinthine subscription plans, Canadian readers already hitting paywall
Danny Sullivan / @dannysullivan: NYT introducing new roulette paywall, where whether you have to pay or not depends on how the ball drops
Juli Weiner / Vanity Fair: Behind the Paywall: How New York Times Articles End
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: NY Times to Launch Online Paywall on March 28
Lars Paronen / MediaFile: Tech wrap: Another brick in the paywall
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: The New York Times' Permeable Paywall: Coming March 28th
Nat Ives / @natives: @HowardKurtz again w dystopian fantasy that if papers die, google + aggregators will starve in turn. there will also be things to link to
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: New York Times paywall plans are ambitious and sort of crazy
@chanders: I've nothing new to say about NYT paywall. It might work financially but will cost in terms of cultural centrality, presence in public life.
Russell Adams / Wall Street Journal: New York Times to Launch Pay Wall March 28
Mike / Understanding Google Maps & Local Search: NYTimes Rolling Out Fee Based Program in Canada First
Eric Zorn / Change of Subject: Media news and views
Steven Levy / @stevenjayl: NYT avoids simplicity route in setting paywall rates. I did find out that paying for Kindle edition gets you nothing online. Huh?
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: New York Times Announces New Digital Subscription Plans
Julianne Pepitone / CNNMoney.com: New York Times paywall coming March 28
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: The New York Times Will Charge $15+ for Its Website Paywall
Michael Learmonth / @learmonth: pro-tip: switch browsers, use google and gobble all the adage.com you want
Tim Bradshaw / @tim: New York Times paywapp offers different rates for mobile & iPad access. Have they got around Apple's subs rules somehow?
Lars Paronen / MediaFile: Dear NYT: Your online content is still free
David Cohen / WebNewser: The New York Times to Erect Paywall March 28
Bill Gorman / TVbytheNumbers: Unlike The New York Times, TV by the Numbers Will Not Be Putting Up A Pay Wall
Audrey Watters / ReadWriteWeb: Paywall for The New York Times Set for March 28
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: New York Times tucks skirt behind stilted paywall
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: The New York Times Announces Paywall
James Poniewozik / Tuned In: NY Times Ending Free Digital Lunch (Mostly). Will You Pay?
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Everything You Need to Know About the New York Times Online Paywall
@iwantmedia: NY Times announces plan to charge most frequent users of its website $15 a month in bet readers will pay for news http://nyti.ms/emNWyE
Dale Cressman / @cressman: New York Times to Begin Charging for Web Use on March 28 - NYTimes.com: http://nyti.ms/iiQxPE Wonder about educational discount
Dave Winer / Scripting News: Comments on NYT paywall announcement
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Apple Gets Its First Big Publisher: New York Times Subscriptions Will Be Sold Through iTunes — The New York Times has finally unveiled its paywall plans, a year-plus in the making. — And with the Times' announcement, Steve Jobs gets his first big publisher to announce it is signing …
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: New York Times Releases Digital Subscriptions on Apple's Terms, Print Still Cheaper
Ben Popper / Betabeat: 30% of New York Times Paywall Will Now Go to Apple
Chris Rovzar / New York Magazine: Times Reveals Details of Digital Subscriptions: Only Twenty Articles a Month Before You Hit Pay Wall
Federico Viticci / MacStories: The New York Times Will Use Apple's iOS Subscriptions by Federico Viticci
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News: NY Times launching online pay model on March 28
Terrence O'Brien / Switched: New York Times Digital Subscription Plans Cuts Apple In on the Action
Scott Rosenblum / NYConvergence.com: New York Times Paywall to Go Up on March 28
Cory Doctorow / Boing Boing:
New York Times paywall: wishful thinking or just crazy? — The New York Times just announced a new paywall that will let you see 20 articles a month and thereafter redirect you to a signup for paid access. However, if you follow a NYT link from some search engines and services like Twitter …
Discussion: The Atlantic Online, Reinventing the Newsroom, VentureBeat, @scottros, CJR and GalleyCat, more at Techmeme »
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online: New York Times Paywall Workaround Springs Up Already
Scott Rosenberg / @scottros: NYT analysis by @doctorow extends my basic argument: paywalls raise content's price at same moment they reduce its value http://is.gd/GfMb6L
Lauren Kirchner / CJR: NYT Announces Paywall Details, In Effect March 28
Jason Boog / GalleyCat: Will Hackers Dodge The New York Times Paywall?
Ken Doctor / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The Newsonomics of The New York Times' pay fence — Editor's Note: Each week, Ken Doctor — author of Newsonomics and longtime watcher of the business side of digital news — writes about the economics of news for the Lab. — It's official — and the world still turns.
Discussion: New York Times, TechCrunch, The Evolving Newsroom, Techdirt, Mediaite, MediaPost, Poynter, The Wire, paidContent, Media & Entertainment, Mediaweek, News for Digital Journalists, Nieman Journalism Lab, tag me with a spoon, Editors Weblog, Signal vs. Noise, rbr.com, The Daily Beast, Talking Biz News and Technologizer, more at Techmeme »
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Dumb, Da, Dumb, Dumb . . . The NYT's Digital Pricing Plan Discriminates By Device
Julie Starr / The Evolving Newsroom: Who says what about the NY Times paywall
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: It Took The NY Times 14 Months And $40 Million Dollars To Build The World's Stupidest Paywall?
Frances Martel / Mediaite: Ann Coulter On The Factor: ‘Radiation Is Actually Good For You’
Damon Kiesow / Poynter: For New York Times paid content, not all digital platforms are created equal
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire: New York Times Finally Announces Paywall — Will Start Charging March 28
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: How Much Revenue Can The New York Times Paywall Generate?
Amy Gahran / News for Digital Journalists: New York Times launches paywall—and why most news orgs shouldn't
Joshua Benton / Nieman Journalism Lab: The NYT's pitch on its new paywall
Federica Cherubini / Editors Weblog: And finally, The New York Times paywall has arrived!
Howard Kurtz / The Daily Beast: The New York Times' Paywall Gamble
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: FT exec backs NYT's online pay model
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: The Times Paywall: How About Yearly and Less Dearly?
Lois Beckett / Nieman Journalism Lab:
“Please stop calling it a wall”: First thoughts on the Times' pay plan — Editor's Note: Now that we know the details of The New York Times' long-awaited paywall plan, what's the reaction to it? We asked some of our favorite media thinkers — including, of course, some of those who made predictions …
Discussion: Media Nation, Online NewsHour, Poynter and New York Times
Dan Kennedy / Media Nation: Thoughts on the N.Y. Times' modified limited paywall
Murrey Jacobson / Online NewsHour: With New York Times' New Paywall, Will Readers Still Flock to Site?
Bill Mitchell / Poynter: New York Times subscription plans all about one challenge: Reader migration
Justin Ellis / Nieman Journalism Lab:
A promoted New York Times Twitter trend for paywall talk — If you're a journalist on Twitter today, it's probably an understatement to say this morning's announcement of The New York Times' digital subscription plan is blowing up your Twitter stream. But here's something interesting we noticed …
Discussion: AdExchanger.com, MediaPost, Publishing Executive … and Betabeat
John Ebbert / AdExchanger.com: New York Times Digital Subscription Pricing Arrives; No AdSense For Facebook Apps - Still; AdXpose Certifying Networks
Publishing Executive Business Management News: New York Times Announces Roll-out for Digital Subscriptions
Adrianne Jeffries / Betabeat: Subway Reads: Thursday, March 17
Nat Ives / AdAge:
New York Times CEO on Pay Meter: Possible Slight Dip in Traffic Will be Short Term — About 15% of Times Online Visitors Will Hit Gate, Janet Robinson Says in Q+A — The New York Times on Thursday announced its long-gestating plan to charge the heaviest users of its web site …
Discussion: Poynter, Epicenter, @johngapper, FishbowlNY, MediaPost and CJR
Rick Edmonds / Poynter: How The New York Times paywall could increase circulation and ad revenue, protect print and save journalism!
John C Abell / Epicenter: Game On: New York Times Unveils Digital Subscriptions
John Gapper / @johngapper: If the social network exclusion gets gamed, as it surely will be, the NYT will eventually switch it off RT @mathewi @Megan @freenyt
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Times CEO on Paywall: ‘This is a long-term strategy’
Phyllis Fine / MediaPost: Analyzing The ‘NY Times’ Pay Fence
Lauren Kirchner / CJR: “Information Wants to Be Free”; The NYT Does Not
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
The Google Loophole Has Become The Facebook/Twitter Loophole
The Google Loophole Has Become The Facebook/Twitter Loophole
Discussion: paidContent, more at Techmeme »
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: How NYT Subscribers Can Get Print Plus Digital For Less Than Digital Alone
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
All You Need To Know About The NYTimes.com Paywall
All You Need To Know About The NYTimes.com Paywall
Discussion: Crikey, Nieman Journalism Lab, Folio, Online Journalism Review, Washington Post, Media Money …, paidContent, GigaOM, Globe and Mail, Guardian, PAPERMAG, PC Magazine, Tech Trader Daily, SlashGear, The Huffington Post, The Next Web, MacRumors, CNET News, On Media's Blog, Runnin' Scared and mediabistro.com, Thanks:taylorbuley
Margaret Simons / Crikey: Up goes the wall: New York Times banks on reading quotas
Joshua Benton / Nieman Journalism Lab: Here's what the New York Times paywall looks like (to Canadians)
Matt Kinsman / Folio: The New York Times Unveils Paywall Plan
Aaron Chimbel / Online Journalism Review: The paywall debate: The challenge of charging
Rob Pegoraro / Washington Post: New York Times to charge for frequent Web, mobile access: too much? too soon?
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: New York Times Digital Subscriptions: The Unofficial FAQ
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Why the New York Times Paywall Will Backfire
Susan Krashinsky / Globe and Mail: N.Y. Times unveils pay wall: Canada first
PAPERMAG: Ke$ha Wants to Drink Your Blood + New York Times Online Isn't Free in Today's Eight Items or Less
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: New York Times Online Subscription Service Launching March 28
Chris Davies / SlashGear: New York Times confirms paywall from March 28
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: The New York Times paywall launches 28 March, still free to read via search and social media
Greg Sandoval / CNET News: Full digital access to NYT.com to cost $455
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: New York Times paywall rollout begins
Joe Coscarelli / Runnin' Scared: Every Thing You Always Wanted to Know About the New York Times Paywall, But Were Too Poor to Ask
Aria Hughes / mediabistro.com: The New York Times Announces Paywall
Jim Romenesko / Poynter:
Newspaper Guild calls on HuffPo's unpaid writers to withhold their work — Romenesko Misc. — A Guild release says: “In response to the Huffington Post's refusal to compensate its thousands of writers in the wake of its $315 merger with AOL, the Newspaper Guild has requested a meeting …
Discussion: New York Magazine
Courtney Boyd Myers / The Next Web:
Should unpaid writers for The Huffington Post go on strike? — The Newspaper Guild of America, which represents 26,000 media employees across the country, released a statement yesterday, encouraging all unpaid writers at The Huffington Post to stop working. — The Guild writes,
Discussion: CJR, The Daily Caller, Mixed Media and mediabistro.com, Thanks:m4tt
Lauren Kirchner / CJR: The Newspaper Guild Calls for HuffPo Boycott
Steven Nelson / The Daily Caller: Newspaper Guild adds firepower to Huffington Post strike
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: Newspaper Guild Asks Writers to Boycott Huffington Post
A Twitter Chat About Writer Pay Rates in the Digital Age — Business content on MediaShift is sponsored by the weekend MA in Public Communication at American University. Designed for working professionals, the program is suited to career changers and public relations or social marketing professionals seeking career advancement.
Steve Rosenbaum / Mashable!:
Why Curation Is Just as Important as Creation [OPINION] — This post reflects the opinions of the author and not necessarily those of Mashable as a publication. — Steven Rosenbaum is a curator, author, filmmaker and entrepreneur. He is the CEO of Magnify.net, a real-time video curation engine for publishers, brands, and websites.
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Scribd's HTML5-Based Document Viewer Is Now Portable, Retroactively Upgrades 20M+ Embeds — Last May, document sharing hub Scribd launched one of its biggest features yet: a document reader based entirely in HTML5. Up until then Scribd had presented its documents using …
Discussion: MacStories and VentureBeat
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Scribd To Switch Millions of Old Embeds Over to HTML5, iOS Devices Rejoice
Mike Webb / ProPublica:
Watch The ProPublica Long-Form Storytelling Event — Last night, ProPublica and the New School sponsored a public conversation on “Long-Form Storytelling in a Short-Attention-Span World.” The event featured This American Life's Ira Glass, The New Yorker's David Remnick, Frontline's Raney Aronson-Rath …
Discussion: Nieman Storyboard and Poynter
Andrea Pitzer / Nieman Storyboard: “Long-form is absolutely not dead”: insights from ProPublica, “Frontline,” The New Yorker and “This American Life”
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: ‘Long-Form Storytelling in a Short-Attention-Span World’
Jonathan Seitz / Nieman Reports:
British Libel Law: Its Ripple Effect on Journalists Worldwide — Germany's Duke of Brunswick was an overweight, autocratic paranoiac who was kicked out of his fiefdom by a peasant uprising. — A statement like that might be the reason why the United Kingdom has come to be considered the libel capital of the world.
Discussion: Nieman Journalism Lab