Accuracy in Media

WaPo Executive Editor may Have to Eat His Words

Washington Post executive editor Marcus Brauchli may have to eat his words after telling attendees at the Asian American Journalists Association conference earlier this month that he doesn’t intend to erect a paywall at the paper, since since he is “quite content being the largest free premium newspaper online. Well that was then and this […]

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What Recovery? N.Y. Times Earnings Fall 58%

The New York Times released its first-quarter earnings yesterday and the results showed that the the economic recovery hasn’t reached the newspaper industry. Total revenues declined 4%  from the first quarter of 2010 and circulation decreased by the same amount, thus continuing the erosion of the print newspaper that has been going on for several […]

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New York Times Paywall Up, Web Traffic Down

Two weeks ago The New York Times unveiled its second attempt at monetizing its website content by erecting a paywall for visitors. Now, thanks to analysis by Experian Hitwise, we can see the effect of the paywall on web traffic and the trend is down. In the 12 days following the introduction of the paywall, […]

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New York Times Faces an Uphill Battle with Paywall

After nearly fourteen months of planning the New York Times announced this week that starting on March 28th visitors to the paper’s website will be facing potential charges for access to its content. For the very occasional reader ( less than 20 articles per month) the charges will never kick in.  But once a reader […]

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March 2013

3/19/2013 - Not Everyone at The Washington Post Agrees With Paywall Decision

August 2011

8/19/2011 - WaPo Executive Editor may Have to Eat His Words

April 2011

4/22/2011 - What Recovery? N.Y. Times Earnings Fall 58%

4/12/2011 - New York Times Paywall Up, Web Traffic Down

March 2011

3/19/2011 - New York Times Faces an Uphill Battle with Paywall