On paywalls

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I pay for the Wall Street Journal (though lately I’m regretting that). I don’t pay for the New York Times (though lately I’m regretting that). I work for the Bay Area News Group (though lately … I bet you thought I was going to repeat myself, now, didn’t you?).

I know what I’m willing to pay for. More and more, that willingness is being driven by what I see inside and outside organizations that set them up.

I know Vallejo and Vacaville residents are making similar calculations, using the same cold equations driving everybody: where to spend their attention, their time, their money?

I hope they make the right call, for their sake and for mine.

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  1. By Meeting John Paton | ALLABOUTGEORGE.com on 2011-10-01 at 15:13

    […] over to my cubicle, and he leaned over the wall to introduce himself and shake my hand. Thinking of the recently pay-walled papers in Vallejo and Fairfield and the paper in Chico, I asked him if he was staying long in California and planning on visiting […]

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