Monday, May 29th, 2017

What’s a ‘paywall’? In Providence, Belo is experimenting

What’s a ‘paywall’? In Providence, R.I., Belo Corp., is experimenting. Today, the ProjJo.com website is all free. The team at the Providence Journal, who’s parent signed a contract earlier this year to work with Clickshare Service Corp.’s solutions, is limiting the length and depth of the free content, PaidContent.org writes. And in both Rhode Island and the flagship Dallas Morning News, Belo expects to have tablet applications.  ProJo Publisher Howard Sutton wrote in a staff memo quoted by another publication: “Projo.com will remain a free Web site that emphasizes most of the content that our online audiences value highly. Meanwhile, we will be more discriminating and deliberate in how we disseminate our premium newspaper content.”  READ MORE.

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