An update on Journalism Online, the venture started by Steve Brill, Gordon Crovitz, and Leo Hindery with the aim of helping news organisations charge for content.
- Nieman Journalism Lab reports that the company will take a 20 per cent cut of subscription revenue (after credit card fees).
- The document [PDF] submitted to the Newspaper Association of America reveals the plans and is published by the NJL.
- The Associated Press reports how IBM Corp., Microsoft Corp., Oracle Corp. and Google Inc. ‘responded to a request by the Newspaper Association of America for proposals on ways to easily, unobtrusively charge for news on the web,’ according to the report.
- ‘Lots of fee ideas for media online’ reports the New York Times.