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Wikileaks Angers Anonymous By Implementing A Paywall Wikileaks Angers Anonymous By Implementing A Paywall

Wikileaks has always been about the free distribution of information. In every interview and speech, the site’s founder Julian Assange speaks on how important freedom of speech and information is to a democracy. That may be the site’s mission, but …

Do Paywalls Scare Off Media Professionals? Do Paywalls Scare Off Media Professionals?
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Paywalls seem to be straightforward: users pay to gain access to content. What could be simpler? The internet, however, with its ability to infinitely copy and immediately disseminate information, quickly makes whatever lurks behind paywalls worthless. The only paywalls that …

New York Times Paywall Gets A Little Higher New York Times Paywall Gets A Little Higher

The New York Times has announced that, in honor of the first anniversary of the launch of their digital subscriptions service, they are increasing the restrictions on free access to their content. Under the initial system, non-subscribers got access to …

L.A. Times Launching A Paywall For Their Online Content L.A. Times Launching A Paywall For Their Online Content
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It’s no surprise that the traditional newspaper model is a failing model – at least in major cities. One of the ways to offset the decline in revenue is to launch a paywall. The L.A. Times is the latest newspaper …

Media Sites In Slovenia Initiate Paywalls Today Media Sites In Slovenia Initiate Paywalls Today

The idyllic habit of reading a physical newspaper became more than a nostalgic pastime today in Slovenia as many media sites begin charging readers for online access to their content. In order to generate revenue, nearly every major Slovene newspaper …

New York Times Paywall Decreasing Traffic New York Times Paywall Decreasing Traffic
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Data collected by Hitwise shows the impact of the newly instated New York Times paywall, and it’s not great news for the venerable news outlet.  Overall visits have decreased between 5% and 15% per day. As you probably remember, The …