The NYT's Paywall Is a Success Even Though We're Not Using It?

We all thought the New York Times' paywall was a bit harebrained when we first heard about it. But a surprising (and profitable) side effect of it has been an uptick in print subscriptions since it went into effect. It makes sense if you think about it, since you're no longer paying for something you can get for free… » 6/08/11 3:46pm 6/08/11 3:46pm

Paywall Be Damned, The New York Times Has Signed Up 100,000 Paying…

Even though we presented you with a bunch of ways to continue reading the New York Times for free, they've reported they've already signed up 100,000 paying subscribers—in less than a month. While some of those customers are on a special four-week trial of the service, costing them a cent under a buck, that's still a… » 4/21/11 9:50am 4/21/11 9:50am

Kindle NY Times Subscribers Get NYTimes.com For Free

If you subscribe to the NY Times on your Kindle for $20/month, first of all stop that! Must be a terribly frustrating experience. But also good news: your e-ink subscription has granted you entry past the homepage paywall, and you can surf the Grey Lady at will. Which basically just means that Kindle pricing and… » 3/28/11 7:06pm 3/28/11 7:06pm

The New York Times Will Charge $15+ for Its Website Paywall

A bizarrely-staggered paywall will come into effect from March 28th, with readers getting 20 free articles a month. After that, it'll be $15 for a month's subscription to the website and phone app; $20 for the month's website use and iPad app use, and a steep $35 for using the website, phone app and iPad app.… » 3/17/11 10:55am 3/17/11 10:55am