Washington Post said to add paywall for online news
It’s looking like one of the last vestiges to provide free online national news may be coming to a close. Joining its other paywall comrades, the Washington Post is said to start charging for its online content in 2013, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Inside sources told the Journal that the details are still being ironed out, but most likely the D.C. paper will start charging a subscription fee by next summer.
It’s no secret that the newspaper industry is in dire straights. Several papers, like the Rocky Mountain News, have gone belly up and many print editions, like U.S. News and…
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