Just two months after they put out their hand asking for online donations, the Miami Herald has apparently ended its request for voluntary contributions to its Website.
An article under “Breaking Business News” posted this past Saturday stated that the push for handouts, which began in mid-December, was ending. A story posted Sunday by editor Anders Gyllenhaal said the “experiment with voluntary contributions from Web readers” was ending.
“The project taught us a lot about online reactions, but it’s unlikely to be an important part of our approach going forward,” Gyllenhaal wrote. “We thank the many readers who sent in contributions, suggestions and ideas as a part of this project.”
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A perusal of stories posted to the site today lack the link on the bottom of each story page which directed users to their donation page.
Read More: By BRIAN HAMACHER, NBCS Miami