Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Murdoch to Charge Cell Phone WSJ Readers; May Charge for Access to Hulu

Rupert Murdoch has disclosed the first concrete details of his plan to charge online and mobile readers for News Corp. content, saying there will soon be a fee to get WSJ content on devices like the BlackBerry and the iPhone, NyPo reports.
Mobile readers of WSJ who don't subscribe to the paper will be charged $2 per week, while WSJ subscribers will pay $1 per week. Subscribers to both the print and online editions of The Journal get the content for free.

Murdoch, according to NyPo,is also considering a subscription or pay-per-view model for the Hulu online video site, which the company co-owns with NBC

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