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NY Times Blog Behind the Pay-Wall

Not only has the New York Times banished its columnists behind its pay-us-first wall, but it’s done the same thing with the terrific Opinionator blog by Chris Sullentrop.

Even more bizarre, each posting has a “Link to This” hyperlink that goes — you guessed it — to the pay-us-first registration page. Can you say “Sheesh…”?

2 Comments on “NY Times Blog Behind the Pay-Wall”

  1. #1 Cyber Cossack » Blog Archive » NYTimes Death Spiral
    on Feb 14th, 2006 at 6:01 am

    […] The mensa mandarins at the NYT want to charge people to visit their blog. […]

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