Surprise: Three Local News Sites Increase Pageviews With Paywalls

“I can’t say anything bad about the paywall. I think it’s been the best thing, or one of the best things, we’ve ever done,”
"I can't say anything bad about the paywall. I think it's been the best thing, or one of the best things, we've ever done," says John Winn Miller, publisher at The Concord Monitor. He's one of three local news publishers/editors that Ellie Behling of emediavitals profiled in this story about local news sites where pageviews actually increased after paywalls were erected. Interestingly, Behling notes that three success stories she profiles all use metered paywalls (similar…...

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