News Corp is set to start charging online customers for news content across all its websites.
The media giant is looking for additional revenue streams after announcing big losses. The company lost $3.4bn (£2bn) in the year to the end of June, which chief executive Rupert Murdoch said had been “the most difficult in recent history”. News Corp owns the Times and Sun newspapers in the UK and the New York Post and Wall Street Journal in the US.
While I occasionally get a check for a book review from them, I gotta tell ya, I ain’t gonna be paying to read Joel Sherman bleat about the Yankees in the New York Post. That’s why God creadted Mike Lupica and the Daily News.
Which explains why I don’t believe in God anymore, but that’s another conversation.