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Some Subscriptions & Registration Posts.

  1. Don't be a free user

    Pinboard creator explains why paying for stuff you like is a good thing

  2. Postmedia to charge for more content

    Canada's biggest newspaper published will be introducing a metered pay model to more of its news sites

  3. Subscriber surprise

    The New York Times offers digital subscribers an exclusive, inside baseball story newsletter

  4. Did Bloomberg Businesswek find the right price

    Based on reviews for the iPad app, the $2.99/week cost is just fine

  5. Paywalls or memberships

    Interesting look at how The New York Times could look to NPR for money-earning ideas

  6. Reading and paying for news

    Within days of the The New York Times pay-fence being unveiled, a number of reports about the well-being of the newspaper industry in Canada have been released. The sources, are, as usual, biased, but do present some interesting details.

  7. A deep look at Ongo

    The suscription-based breaking news service launched by some newspapers has a intriguing strategy

  8. The history of free

    An early online news pioneer explains why the media couldn't charge for content in the beginning days

  9. iPolitics launches

    Subscription-based, HTML5-powered site covers the Canadian political scene (and quotes Abraham Lincoln)

  10. Times' lost millions

    The London Times' paywall experiment has cost them traffic, and likely a lot of revenue

  11. Paying for the news in a digital world

    News publishers are struggling to establish a viable revenue stream in the digital realm as it becomes their paying online audience alone can’t support the entire product.

  12. Emerging business strategies

    The 3-year deal FiveThirtyEight struck with The New York Times suggests a new business option for micro-content companies

  13. The commonplace book

    Steve Johnson delivers another outstanding piece on the presentation of information online

  14. Gaining pay walls and losing page views

    Sometimes, it pays to have list people clicking more pages as more online publications are finding.

  15. The pay wall around research

    Companies like Forrester could be the next to see their business model change

  16. NYTimes.com readies the paywall

    New York Magazine suggest the plan could be announced in weeks

  17. Repositioning the news

    Something is in the air on the second day of National Newspaper Week, as two major Canadian media sites redesigned along with one American blog. Meanwhile, the Economist thickened its pay-wall and Canwest is seeking bankruptcy protection.

  18. Making the free model work

    Some advice on building a successful business publishing online content free

  19. Ready to pay the price

    Advertisers and readers may finally be ready to see the online medium as a place worthy of paying for.

  20. Rupert Murdoch to charge for news sites

    Wants a "a company-wide effort to establish a new economic model to profitably transition [News Corp.'s] print properties to digital"

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