Paying for News Online


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The New York Times has announced that next year it will start charging online users of its website. Readers will be allowed to view a few articles free each month but will be charged for full access. But will people pay for news online when so many sites give it away for free? And if not, how can newspapers and journalists survive in a world of free content? This hour, former newspaper editor ALAN MUTTER and CUNY journalism professor JEFF JARVIS discuss paying for content online and the future of the newspapers.

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