Economics Media

WSJ iPad Pricing Model Is Bad News

AFP reports that the Wall Street Journal plans to charge $17.99 a month ($216/year) for an iPad subscription. This pricing model is hard to explain, given other WSJ subscription plans. And I worry that such extreme subscription plans could cloud the iPad debut and doom product adoption.


The Power of The Blogging Platform

Horse’s Mouth publishes a letter from Chinese reporters at the WSJ … on why the family should resist the overture from Rupert Murdoch. Pre-blogs, not only would this have not been published … few outside of the immediate “news” family would have been talking about the takeover bid.