As US newspaper publishers mull charging readers on the Web, a Pennsylvania daily announced plans on Monday to put some content behind a pay wall. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette said “PG+” would be a “members-only website with interactive features and exclusive content” available to subscribers for 36 dollars a year or for 3.99 dollars a month. —AFP
In the 90s, consumers declined to pay for the same content as the print edition, shoveled online. We’ll see whether professionally-produced extras are worth the money to consumers.