EDGENorth Takes Down Paywall but Isn’t Giving Refunds to Subscribers
Did EDGE give the subscription model a chance?
On Tuesday, EDGENorth.ca, a hyperlocal, bimonthly magazine based in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, announced that it was dropping its paywall and making all of its stories, including archives, free to readers. They are also reducing their publication schedule to refocus their attention to their free, newly-redesigned print magazine which is distributed to racks and homes around Yellowknife. What went wrong? Did EDGE give the subscription model a chance?
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