that The New York Times
has confirmed that it is lifting its paywall this afternoon due to Hurricane Sandy. NYTimes.com
will be free to read until the weather emergency ends. New York Times
spokesperson Eileen Murphy emailed Poynter and confirmed that the paywall is down this afternoon. Normally, you can read only ten stories a month for free if you are not a paid subscriber.
The Wall Street Journal's
Digital Network Managing Editor Raju Narisetti tweeted
that The WSJ at wsj.com
will be free to read starting tomorrow, Monday, October 29th. Kudos to both publications for making their excellent articles and news updates freely available during what is expected to be a devastating weather event.