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The Best Resources For Learning About The New York Times Paywall

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The New York Times “paywall” goes into effect on March 28th. Since many teachers, including me, use The Times site, and since the topic itself of free or not pay access to content is in itself a good classroom topic (and the question about “gaming” the paywall could make for a good ethics discussion), I thought a “The Best….” list would be useful.

Here are my choices for The Best Resources For Learning About The New York Times Paywall:

Many teachers, like me, are big fans of the New York Times Learning Network. They always have great resources. The site is on The Best Places To Find Free (And Good) Lesson Plans On The Internet list. Happily, the Learning Network will be exempt from the new Times paywall. In other words, it will continue to be free and accessible at all times, along with NY Times articles they reference in their lessons.

You can read more about how the paywall will work when it starts next week at this post.

That was quick: Four lines of code is all it takes for The New York Times’ paywall to come tumbling down is from The Nieman Journalism Lab.

All Blog Links To The New York Times Will Be Freebies. This Could Get Ugly. is from TechCrunch.

How To Keep Reading the NY Times For Free from Gizmodo

How To Read The New York Times Online For Free has the same title and is from Business Insider.

The great paywall debate: Will The New York Times’ new model work? is from The Nieman Journalism Lab.

How NY Times Paywall Could Turn Out to Be a Success is from Wired.

The New York Times’ Paywall Headaches Mount is from PC World.

Let’s Pray for the Safe Release of the BoingBoing Bloggers

Feedback is welcome.

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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