The economics of newspaper paywalls

by Carl Natale on February 8, 2012

Clay Shirky thoroughly takes down the logic of online newspaper paywalls. Please share with a journalist you love. Are Newspapers Finally Figuring Out How To Reward Their Best Customers? This may be the year where newspapers finally drop the idea of treating all news as a product, and all readers as customers. One early sign […]

Why I want you to put your content behind a paywall

by Carl Natale on October 29, 2010

If you like reading newspaper and periodical content for free, read as much as you can now. At least that’s what a publisher of a niche publication told me this week. It’s crazy to be putting it on the Web for free when they expect readers to buy the paper versions. And the aggregators are […]