Monday November 30, 2020

Newspapers ponder new web revenue streams

As Rupert Murdoch leads a global drive to make money from online news, Irish newspapers are preparing to launch paid-for services next year. Catherine O’Mahony reports

12th December, 2009

How can Irish newspapers make their online operations pay? 2010 will bring some answers to this troubling question as publishers experiment in earnest with different kinds of paid-for content.

Newspapers across the world have been grappling throughout 2009 with the question of how to generate revenue from online content.

Rupert Murdoch lit a fire under the industry when he announced plans to erect a pay wall for the Sun and the Times newspapers, probably as soon as...

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