Spectator goes for mix of paid-for and free

The Spectator’s 36,000 print subscribers will now get free access to the mag’s website, iPhone and IPad apps as the battle for readership in the digital age hots up.

The offer includes access to an online archive of Spectator articles dating back to 2005, reports Journalism.co.uk.

(Source: Journalism.co.uk)

This article appears in issue 247 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)


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