In an online landscape with dropping ad rates, it’s tough to raise enough revenue for the kind of high-quality journalism The Globe and Mail is known for – without some help from readers.
That’s the message Globe editor-in-chief John Stackhouse delivered during an interview on the CBC radio show Cross Country Checkup.
“I think most of our readers find the digital revolution fantastic,” Mr. Stackhouse says about the new storytelling opportunities the web provides.
Mr. Stackhouse wrote for our Digital Lab blog in May to explain why we’re going to start to charge some online readers this fall.
You can listen to the CBC interview below: