New York Times Pay Wall and How to Save Money Crossing It

NY Times: pay wall
NY Times: pay wall

We'll look back some day at the first dozen years or so of the Internet as a golden age, when information flowed freely, even information developed at great expense from seminal sources such as The New York Times. Those times are coming to an end if the Gray Lady succeeds with a pay wall plan to begin charging for digital access to daily content.

As of March 28, the paper will begin serving up content based on this menu:

  • To read it on your smart phone, $3.75 a week, billed every 4 weeks.

  • To read it on your tablet (such as the iPad) $5 per week.

  • To read it on both platforms, $8.75 a week.