Salvation Or Folly?

@article{Pickard2014SalvationOF,
  title={Salvation Or Folly?},
  author={Victor W. Pickard and A. Williams},
  journal={Digital Journalism},
  year={2014},
  volume={2},
  pages={195 - 213}
}
This article chronicles the recent history of the debate in the United States over digital paywalls, a model often hailed as newspapers’ savior. We show how this debate has evolved from emphasizing industry-wide adoption to focusing on individual experiments. While highlighting potential legal, economic, and democratic concerns with paywalls, we examine the empirical record of three prominent newspaper paywall models: the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the Dallas Morning News, and the New York… Expand
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