New York Times
The New York Times on Wednesday will stop charging readers for access to its archives and op-ed columnists. The move comes two years to the day after The Times began the TimesSelect subscription program, which drew 227,000 paying subscribers and generated about $10 million a year in revenue. "But our projections for growth on that paid subscriber base were low, compared to the growth of online advertising," says a NYTimes.com veep. || Read the release.