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The Times to allow search engines to show first two sentences from its articles

The Times to allow search engines to show first two sentences from its articles

By 26 September 2012

The Times is to allow search engines to preview the first two lines of its articles from its website for the first time since implementing a paywall in July 2010.  It means potential new readers will be able to “try before they buy”, getting a snippet... >>

The Times paywall brings in the bucks

The Times paywall brings in the bucks

By 2 November 2010

Controversial it may be, and its erection may have haemorrhaged readers, but latest subscription figures revealed by News International show that The Times Online is turning over a tidy sum since it went behind a paywall. The publisher has stated that... >>

Times haemorrhages readers after building paywall

Times haemorrhages readers after building paywall

By 20 July 2010

Since adopting a pay model, the website of UK newspapers The Times and The Sunday Times has lost around 90 per cent of its readership.  Since 15 June, readers are required to pay a subscription of £2 per week, or £1 per day if they just want to dip... >>

The Times paywall goes up bringing with it the end of the free ride

The Times paywall goes up bringing with it the end of the free ride

By 2 July 2010

The Times, one of the UK's largest and oldest newspapers, has raised its paywall on Friday; shutting out anyone who isn’t willing to pay and bringing with it the dawn of, what could be, a very different online experience. From 2 July 2010, visitors... >>

Web bigwigs: Murdoch's paywalls are a mistake

Web bigwigs: Murdoch's paywalls are a mistake

By 8 June 2010

Leading industry figures from the web have rounded on Rupert Murdoch and suggested that he was wrong to put The Times behind a paywall.  Speaking during a panel at the Future of Media event during Internet Week New York, Google News senior business product... >>

The Times prepares for paywall launch

The Times prepares for paywall launch

By 25 May 2010

Rupert Murdoch's quest for further riches has, this week, seen the launch of the new Times and Sunday Times websites, which Murdoch's company News International is planning to hide away behind a paywall. For £1 a day, or £2 a week, readers will be able... >>

Times and Sunday Times websites to charge from June

Times and Sunday Times websites to charge from June

By 26 March 2010

The way we access the Internet will most likely fundamentally change following the decision by The Times and Sunday Times to start charging to visit their websites. Called a "paywall", the newspaper will charge users £1 for a day's access and £2 for... >>