Capital New York, one year into paywall: ‘We’re breaking through.’

by Lucia Moses
It’s been a year since politics and media news site Capital New York started charging for access to its coverage. It was risky, considering there’s a short list of news outlets that successfully charge consumers. Capital was relatively unestablished, and its initial offer — $6,000 for a year — wasn’t cheap.Read the full article

  • Capital N.Y. Is Rolling Out a Nearly $6,000 Annual Paywall - 7 readers, 169 Tweets - Four months ago, Allbritton Communications bought the three-year-old media and politics site Capital New York with the aim of transforming media in the Empire State the way the company’s Politico, with its breakneck, must-read reporting on the Beltway, did for Washington, D.C. Soon, it will find out whether the plan worked.