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Archive for March 17th, 2011

Not surprisingly, I was not alone in having a reaction to the New York Times paywall details, which were announced Thursday.

Lois Beckett of the Nieman Lab asked what I thought, so I told her (as did several others). Steven Brill says not to call it a wall. David Cohn says it’s more like a ramp (great Star Wars metaphor; I’m jealous that I didn’t think of something so clever).

Read Lois’s piece if you want to know what I think (though longtime readers of my blog know that I think most plans to charge for content are foolhardy). (more…)

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