Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Charging for Online Content

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I find the notion of a sliding pay scale strangely exciting.

Journalism Online's offering is more flexible and compelling than it may have sounded at first. Far from a one-size-fits-all approach, the company allows news outlets to customize their pay schemes with 15 different variables. Publishers will be able to do everything from selling monthly subscriptions to charging micropayments for individual articles with a sliding pricing scale based on the timeliness of the news. "What we're giving them is a set of dials they can constantly turn," says Brill. "In no case is is simply charging or not charging. It's not simply a pay wall goes up around everything."
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Peter Moore said...

And yet, the Chronicle decides that the content that it wants to charge for is Phil Fucking Bronstein???

....J.Michael Robertson said...

I did not know that. PB is not something on which my brain must feast or die.

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