Steve Forbes on Pay Walls: They Won’t Work


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Forbes media chairman and former presidential candidate Steve Forbes’ thoughts on digital publishing: paid subscriptions cannot match advertising revenue, “unimpeded access to content and conversation” is paramount, content apps are a non-starter, and the browser is the way forward for publishing content on tablets. It’s weird for me to be in pretty much total agreement with a guy who believed in the flat tax, but hey, life is a box of chocolates.

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