Monday, August 12, 2013

No more free news at as paywall goes up

The Toronto Star has announced it will  begin asking its web readers to pay for content starting on Tuesday.morning  The Star is Canada's largest paper by circulation.Word went out to staff that details of the program, including how much it costs, will appear in both the newspaper and online. The model will ask readers to pay for full access to online content with a digital subscription to the Star. Other Canadian media outlets have launched "metered" paywalls that allow readers to access a specific number of free articles each month before they're asked to pay for further content. The Globe and Mail and National Post have also set up paywalls. 

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