Rupert Murdoch Wants to Start Charging for Newspaper Website Access

Hat tip to Larry Geller:

“Well, he must not think that ads will do the job. I don’t either, but who am I. He wants to charge for access to the newspaper websites in his vast newspaper empire….”

Taking questions on a conference call with reporters and analysts, he said that moves could begin “within the next 12 months‚” adding: “The current days of the internet will soon be over.” [Guardian,UK, News Corp will charge for newspaper websites, says Rupert Murdoch, 5/7/2009]…”

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One Response

  1. Hmm….I wonder how they would go about doing that. The NYT tried doing that a while back and it didn’t work out. It’d be interesting to see what is done.

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