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Call for science journals to be open access

Several scientists have announced they are to boycott a forthcoming journal called Nature Machine Intelligence. This is because the journal plans to place the articles published there behind a paywall.

Paywall being tested at Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated is testing out a payway system that allows readers access to their print articles early if they first watch a 30-second video ad.

Op-Ed: An alternative to newspaper paywalls

London - The "Sun" newspaper is now hiding behind a paywall, the latest of many to take this route, but is there a better way and more profitable way?

Postmedia extends paywall to all newspapers

Following in the footsteps of other newspapers across North America, such as the New York Times, Postmedia Inc. announced that it was expanding its paywall to all of its newspapers.

Toronto Star to introduce paywall in early 2013

Toronto - Toronto Star publisher John Cruickshank announced Monday plans to introduce a paywall structure in 2013. Complete details of the proposed plan have not been released, but it is in line with other Toronto outlets, such as the Globe and Mail.

Four Postmedia newspapers to initiate online paywall structure

Vancouver - Four local Postmedia newspapers will now begin charging their readers a monthly fee to access its content. The launch of its metered paywall system comes as the company undergoes the revamping of its business model.

Op-Ed: introduces a paywall for non-US visitors - a satirical website (and newspaper) dubbed "America’s finest news source" - is currently testing a paywall for non-US visitors.

Media expert: 'People will pay for content' Special

A media columnist and former newspaper editor says the New York Times has enough "mission critical" content to attract people to pay for its online content. Alan Mutter explains the mindset behind the Times' online meter payment strategy, announced today.

New York Times announces 'pay fence' digital subscription plan

The New York Times revealed plans for its digital subscription packages, rolling out worldwide March 28 but first being tested on Canadians starting today.

The UK Times paywall the future for newspapers? Special

Account Director of Creative Jar, James Harding offers his opinion about the Times paywall and the future of pay-per-page publishing.

Op-Ed: Why Time's paywall strategy is better than the competition's

Many online publishers are toying with the idea of paywalls, where readers pay to consume content or are given a few pages free before being asked to fork over cash to continue reading. Here's why Time's approach is better than the rest.

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