One of the ways – OK, the only way – we’ve been reading PRWeek as of late is to cut and paste the headline of a story into Google News and bypass their subscription wall. This little trick – which also works with The Wall Street Journal and other publications, is no more. That is, if publishers choose to close the loophole, as Google gave them the option to do so today.
UPDATE: As Rose Gordon writes in PRWeek, “Publishers have always had the right to opt-out of it, but that’s considered a bit risky for your coveted page views. Now, Google will allow publishers to limit users to seeing only five pages per day.”
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