Knight Ridder Won't Charge for Web Site Access

Although we last week mentioned that some Knight Ridder newspaper executives told us that Knight Ridder Digital planned to to charge for site access once it had finished implementing consumer registration, KRD spokesperson Amy Dalton tell us this isn’t true, that KRD does not have plans to charge for any of sites. We suspect that our sources at those newspapers may simply have heard some publishers’ own wishes, not corporate policy, which isn’t uncommon at many newspapers. Our thanks to Ms. Dalton for setting us straight!

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  1. Knight Ridder: Still Free

    Vin Crosbie checks back in on the charge-for-content issue posted about here earlier this week. Looks like Knight Ridder isn’t going to start charging anytime soon for online access to its news….

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