NoW joins Times behind paywall

News International has confirmed that the News of the World will go behind a paywall from October.

The redtop follows NI’s Times website, which started charging for content in June.

A new NoW website featuring “better delivery, content and greater depth” will initially cost £1 for a day’s access or £2 for a four-week subscription.

(Source: Journalism.co.uk)

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