New York Times paywall: “is like the French tax system: expensive, utterly complicated, disconnected from the reality”

Damon Kiesow reports on The New York Times subscription plan:

 

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The New York Times’ new digital subscription pricing has been characterized by some as a backward-looking effort to protect print revenue. But after comparing the Times’ subscription prices to The Wall Street Journal’s, I see a different goal: promoting the mobile Web over native apps on digital tablets.

Continue reading:

http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/media-lab/mobile-media/124900/the-new-york-times-subscription-plan-doesnt-protect-print-it-promotes-the-mobile-web/

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