The Financial Times and Paywall 2.0

Last week, the New Yorker ran a feature with quite a prophetic title – TheFinancial Times and the Future of Journalism. The article focused on the paper’s switch from a metered paywall to free trial subscriptions. Why is this so important? To understand the real significance of this move, we need to go back a […]

Washington Post Should Know Paywall Not Enough

By Tien Tzuo, CEO   The Washington Post, one of the last holdouts of the old free model, has announced the likelihood of putting their content behind a paywall. But the Washington Post, as it unveils its paywall in 2013, would do well to learn the lessons of Variety magazine. A paywall does not equate […]