What If Online Newspapers Charged Again?

by | May 7, 2009

Struggling newspaper budgets continue to reach for as many new ideas as possible. Today an old idea was echoed, once again, by NewsCorp’s Rupert Murdoch…

Rupert Murdoch announced that he plans to fix the current newspaper business model by charging for access to News Corporation’s newspaper web sites (via RWW)

This got me thinking and I posed this question on Twitter: “If all the newspapers in the country got together and made a pact to start charging for online content, what would happen?”

Newspapers should explore this question carefully. The closer they consider who would thrive in the absence of all their free online content, the clearer picture they will have of their future.

What Would They See in This Future?

What Say Twitter?

Twitter responses on what would result if all Newspapers begain charging for online content





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