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1st April 2014

New York Times rolls out native ads and new paywall products

The New York Times has launched two new paid-for products, and is rolling out native advertisements across its brands. (Gigaom)
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13th December 2013

Paywalls boosting ad rates for some publishers

Online paywalls are helping some newspaper and magazine websites increase the ad rates they charge (Ad Age)
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20th November 2013

Paywalls are a short term tactic at best

Digital First Media CEO John Paton — who runs the second-largest newspaper chain in the U.S. — is not a fan of paywalls (Gigaom)
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21st August 2013

Condé Nast strikes Amazon subscription deal

Condé Nast has struck a deal with Amazon to offer combined print and digital subscriptions for its portfolio of titles (TMCnet)
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29th May 2013

Telegraph figures show no downside to paywall

The first website figures for the Telegraph since it went behind a metered paywall suggest there is “no downside” to their approach (Press Gazette)
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24th May 2013

New York Times paywall a roaring success

In a speech to Columbia business school graduates, the CEO of the New York Times described the company’s role in media disruption (paidContent)
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17th May 2013

Sun paywall needs 300,000 subscribers

Sun+ service predicted to result in drop in online ad revenue with NI also paying £30m-plus for digital Premier League football rights (Guardian)
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8th January 2013

Google Play Magazines offer free digital editions for print subscribers

Subscribers to print magazines can now access the digital edition for free through the Google Play Magazines store (TechRadar)
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4th January 2013

Ad-free publishing experiment sees six-figure revenue in 6 hours

He described the system as a “leaky meter,” where readers can hit the “read on” button a limited number of times (TechCrunch)
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27th November 2012

New US guidelines for print publications that go digital-only

The Alliance for Audited Media—as the Audit Bureau of Circulations has renamed itself— creates new guidelines for print titles that go digital-only (Adweek)
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