Posts Tagged: i hope maureen’s okay
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The Unbundling of the 'Times'

The last time that the New York Times tried to get people to pay just to watch Maureen Dowd getting high, it didn't go great? But it's seven years later, and things are different now; there are apps. With the launch of the dedicated NYT Opinion subscription and corresponding app—which follows NYT Now, its slimmed-down feed of supposedly just the things that matter—the unbundling is here. Much like iTunes broke the continuous unit of the album into its smallest atomic units, each one available for small, individual fees, it's now easy to see how the Times, a great big bundle of some three hundred [...]