Free access to NYT and WSJ Tues-Weds

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  1. LizKat macrumors 68040

    LizKat

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    Both papers dropping their paywalls for online sites and mobile app content for election coverage Tues evening -Weds evening.

    http://www.mediabistro.com/fishbowlny/new-york-times-and-wsj-drop-paywalls-for-election-day_b71256
     
  2. Thomas Veil macrumors 68020

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    Nice.

    Wish they'd done it all last month, though. I've been rationing my visits to Nate Silver's blog, so that I don't go over the free limit. :D

    Thanks for the tip!
     
  3. Don't panic macrumors 603

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    Same here :)
     
  4. yg17 macrumors G5

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    I've been checking 538 more than is probably considered healthy by most mental professionals, and I've yet to hit a paywall. I don't think they charge for access to it.
     
  5. Scepticalscribe Contributor

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    That is a very useful - and very helpful - piece of information to know. Very welcome, too, given that the election is taking place. I'll certainly take a look at both sites tonight and tomorrow.

    Thanks for letting us know about this, OP. ;)
     
  6. Thomas Veil macrumors 68020

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    Huh. I thought you were limited to 30 free articles per month or something. 'Course, a blog isn't technically an article.

    Thanks for the heads up!
     

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