New York Times Will Charge Online Readers

DolceTracker| The New York Times is close to charging online readers, says NY Magazine Intel. Sources speculate that the Times — which has resisted content distribution strategies with multiplayers — will announce some kind of partnership with Apple.

Multiple paid-content strategies exist, and it’s believed that the Times will follow the Financial Times model in which readers can sample a certain number of free articles before subscribing. The Wall Street Journal has a mixed free and paid content model. via NY Magzine Intel.