Should NYT and Local Papers Drop Their Paywalls for Hurricane Sandy?

This week, a number of news sites, including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Baltimore Sun, and Newsday, dropped their paywalls
This week, a number of news sites, including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Baltimore Sun, and Newsday, dropped their paywalls in response to Hurricane Sandy, which seemed like a highly ethical move. After all, journalism is meant to inform the public, and it's a bit unseemly to keep news about impending destruction behind a paywall. But this may not just be an ethical/PR move. After releasing its Q3 financial reports, it looks…...

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