Friday June 5, 2020

The Business of Media

Irish newspapers are making the big step up to the paywall.

13th October, 2012
The New York Times publicly launched a paywall in 2011, and more than half a million people pay for a subscription.

The Irish Times is launching a revamped website in the new year, and it will be very interesting to see how the newspaper tackles the issue of paywalls.

How to charge online has probably been the most perplexing questions faced by newspapers over the past decade. Some in the Irish newspaper business believe that giving away so much content for free has been one of the biggest mistakes the sector has made - and clawing...

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