Europe’s newspaper industry unease about paywalls

From Memeburn, an issue that is affecting newspaper companies worldwide – paywall content and what route to take.

There is a growing unease rising in Europe’s newspaper industry. The troubled industry is keeping a close eye on the outcome of experiments by English language sites to charge for content but is reluctant to install paywalls for fear of losing readers.

It is an issue we’re having to examine carefully here in New Zealand also, with one smaller publisher (National Business Review) having already moved to subscriber only content.

Full article here

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