Back in July, I wrote a post on The Times’ decision to charge for online content. Today, it’s been announced that visits to the website have fallen by 87%. According to figures on the BBC, the Times Online has registered 2.7m unique users last month compared to its 21m unique users per month earlier in the year.
This, coupled with the story that claims newspapers are set to vanish by 2020, shows our nationals are in for some changes. The internet has already had quite an impact on our papers and leads us to question what’s on the horizon. At this point, it is hard to know what to expect but I find it hard to envisage other nationals putting up a paywall. Let’s wait and watch this space…
This post was written by Charlotte.
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