Charging for content, long the scourge of the Internet, has become almost sexy. What's ahead in the fight for paid readers.
The article says the Post is not alone in its decision to put up a pay wall. "As Poynter suggested on Friday: 'More than 360 United States papers will charge for digital content by the end of the year, says News & Tech, including Gannett, Tribune, MediaNews, Media General papers now owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, and of course The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Coming next year are E.W. Scripps, McClatchy and others.'"