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The Times, the Wall Before the Paywall

28.6.2010 by Stephen McNamara

Murdoch's bold move into paid-for news online gets its first results. Our recent round table suggested that people would take an instant dislike to paying for their news. It was argued that there would always be someone who could offer the same news for free online however, some experts suggested that if anyone could find a way to make online news pay, it would be Rupert Murdoch. The Times is taking a tiered approach to the paywall. Currently, it does not cost us to read news from the site, but we must register. Already this is causing a fairly substantial…