New York Times confirms it's ending TimesSelect program

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.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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