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OPINION: Charging for newspapers while giving content away online is not working

Guardian decision to hike cover price is not the solution, warns Colette Sexton

19th April, 2016
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Stop the press – online advertising is destroying the business models of many newspapers.

Okay, so that may not be breaking news, but the issue hasn’t gone away, even though advertising has slightly picked up.

has just announced it is increasing the price of its paper by 20p to combat the erosion of its ad revenue. The weekday price of the newspaper is now £2, up from £1.80, while the Saturday edition has...

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