Posts Tagged ‘new york times’

4 Options to Bypass the 20 Article Limit

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Here are four different simple tricks to get around the New York Times website’s 20 article per month limit …

Did you know that you can only read 20 articles on the New York Times website before you are asked to subscribe to continue reading articles on the newspaper site? A warning is displayed at the bottom of the screen once you are near your monthly limit on the site, with links pointing to the subscription page that lists the available options.


Thank You for Visiting – How to Bypass

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

This is definitely a cool trick, but I’m sure the NY Times will plug this hole as soon as they figure out that it’s there.

You may have heard that the New York Times will introduce its “paywall” on March 28. It basically limits visitors to 20 articles per month, after which a paywall message appears that asks them to sign up to become a subscriber to access the contents on the site.


NYT Bans The Word Tweet Outside Of Ornithological Contexts

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Evidently, not everyone is impressed with the popularity of Twitter …

Too funny. According to The Awl, The New York Times standards editor Phil Corbett yesterday reportedly sent out a memo (below) to NYT writers asking them to severely cut down on the use of the word ‘tweet’ outside of “ornithological contexts”.

Corbett has been overseeing language issues for the paper’s newsroom since September 2009, and was previously in charge of revisions in the newsroom’s style manual as deputy news editor.


Did the New York Times Just Declare War on News Aggregators?

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

Yikes! If the RSS feeds start charging subscriber fees, then that means I’ll be doing a whole lot more writing!

The New York Times, like many newspapers, has been trying to find an online business model that works, including experimenting with iPhone and iPad apps, as well as a pay wall that’s expected to launch soon. Now, the newspaper company appears to be sending its lawyers after news aggregators that use its RSS feeds in commercial applications. According to a report from All Things Digital, the Pulse newsreader application for the iPad was pulled from the Apple store after a legal threat from the NYT over unauthorized use of the company’s RSS feeds. According to the email notice that Apple sent the developers of the app, the senior counsel for the newspaper said: