The New York Times will begin charging for access to articles on its website in January, Bill Keller, executive editor of the newspaper, said at a dinner for the Foreign Press Association Thursday evening.
New York Times Co. unveiled a plan early this year to begin charging for access to the Web version of its flagship newspaper. Mr. Keller’s comments helped pinpoint the timing of the plan.
The move comes as newspapers look for new sources of subscription revenue to cushion a long-term drop in sales of advertising.
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