#research, people won’t pay for news online

On Research, Harris International have conducted a piece of  research, commissioned by PaidContent UK, which asked respondents what they would:

” …  do if their favourite news site suddenly began charging?”

74% of respondents said they would “find another free site, with only 5% said they’d pay to continue reading.












With this topic being a hot potato in the UK – with News International threatening to ring fence its content (and The Evening Standard becoming a freesheet), what happens next is anyone’s guess.

Chart Nicholas Carlson and Kamelia Angelova / chart of the day


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