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Paywalls Dropped for Election at Wall St. Journal, NY Times, National Journal, UK Times
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 | Kristinn

Posted on 11/06/2012 12:55:26 PM PST by kristinn

Several news sites have temporarily dropped their subscription paywalls for election day and night.

The New York Times will be free from 6 p.m. EST tonight until 6 p.m. EST Wednesday.

The Wall Street Journal will be free from 5 p.m. EST today until 5 p.m. EST Wednesday.

The National Journal is free today and tomorrow, the cut off time has not been determined.

The UK Times is free today, for an unknown time period.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: elections

1 posted on 11/06/2012 12:55:35 PM PST by kristinn
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To: kristinn

lets lite em’ up


2 posted on 11/06/2012 12:57:08 PM PST by ping jockey (may I introduce The Honorable Mitt Romney President of the United States.)
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To: kristinn

NYT free crap is still crap..............


3 posted on 11/06/2012 12:58:43 PM PST by Red Badger (Why yes, that was crude and uncalled for......That's why I said it..............)
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To: Red Badger

Wow, it is like “Caddy Day” at Bushwood Country Club.


4 posted on 11/06/2012 1:02:20 PM PST by ThirdMate
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To: kristinn

The New York Times will be free from 6 p.m. EST tonight until 6 p.m.”

Still overpriced.


5 posted on 11/06/2012 1:09:23 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: kristinn

NYTimes has a pay wall? GETOUTTAHERE!!!

All this time I thought I was just ignoring them.


6 posted on 11/06/2012 1:10:20 PM PST by Tex-Con-Man (Muppet season now open - no bag limit)
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To: kristinn

Most of these paywalls are a joke anyway. They often have deliberate exceptions if you enter one of their pages from google or bing. The WSJ is like that. Click on the WSJ link in an FR article and you get just a beginning teaser, but if you cut and paste the headline into google and find the article via google search and then click the google link, you get the full article.

They just about HAVE to make exceptions for the searh engines or no none would go to their sites at all.


7 posted on 11/06/2012 1:56:24 PM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: ThirdMate
Sorry...
8 posted on 11/06/2012 3:59:30 PM PST by roostercashews (Having a gun doesn't make you safer, but knowing how to use one does.)
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