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The New York Times Vows To Maintain Online Presence Despite Paywall

The New York Times will ring in the new year by charging readers to view their online content, however Times executives are not overly concerned about the consequences of this new paywall.  Earlier this year, it was announced that starting in January the Times would introduce a metered model that offers users free access to a set number of articles per month and then applies charges once readers exceed that number. 

Speaking today at the World Editors Forum in Hamburg, Germany, New York Times Company president and CEO, Janet Robinson, said the Times will not shy away from the “online conversation.”  Robinson assured those in attendance that will stay active in the ”open web ecosystem” and “a great deal of thought has gone into [their] preparation for this conversion.”   

In September 2005, the Times launched their first online paywall when over 200,000 users registered  for access to TimesSelect — a subscription based service for daily columns.  TimesSelect was discontinued in September 2007.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.