Posted: Sep 7, 2012 10:37 AM by Kirsten Bennett
Updated: Sep 7, 2012 10:47 AM
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - The Pueblo Chieftain is introducing a paywall for its website.
The newspaper announced Friday that its website will now cost $5.75 for four weeks. Print subscribers can access the paper online for 25 cents a week.
Managing editor Steven Henson wrote that if bakeries gave away doughnuts online, customers would choose the free doughnuts and the bakery would go out of business. He wrote that newspapers learned the lesson the hard way.
Henson wrote that the newspaper has enhanced its website and has online-only features.