for now, just shy of two years into the iPad era, The Daily is still around and growing. According to publisher Greg Clayman, The Daily has 250,000 monthly readers and 100,000 paid subscribers, which would put it the size of The Detroit Free Press or The Seattle Times. It has expanded beyond Apple to be on Android devices. It has the attention and track record with top-flight advertisers, who aren’t yet ready to throw in the towel on the ambitious experiment — and appreciate the risk News Corp. is taking with it.
“I think it is the future of print,” said Josh Martin, group director of media strategy at ID Media. “I think their model of a free trial, followed by a paid model is a good bet