NYT bids to stay visible

The New York Times claims it will not be alienated from the “online conversation” when it goes behind a paywall next year, reports Journalism.co.uk.

Janet Robinson, president and CEO of the New York Times Company, insists the newspaper will remain part of the “open web ecosystem”.

Third party websites will, she says, refer millions of web users to the the NYT’s site by employing a “first click free” strategy, where readers can view one page for free before being prompted to subscribe.

(Source: Journalism.co.uk)

This article appears in issue 256 of Media Digest.




“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”

Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.

(Source: POLIS)


Subscribe to Media Digest via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to Media Digest and receive notifications of new stories by email.

Latest Media Industry News, Independent News and Media, UK