From Nieman Journalism Lab

Last December, we told you about the unusual paywall experiment being tried at Cincinnati’s WCPO TV, a Scripps-owned TV station. Local broadcasters have generally resisted the paywall urge that’s swept through their print peers; the idea that a station might decide to staff up its newsroom, put up a paywall, and bet it could outlast the local daily was a provocative one.

It became even more provocative when Scripps turned itself from a diversified media company into a purely broadcast-and-digital outfit, shipping its papers off to Milwaukee and getting Journal Communications’ stations in return.

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