Gary Gerard, the General Manager of the Times-Union told us of the business model of daily newspapers for the foreseeable future. Right now about 70% of the news content on the internet comes from newspapers.
The Times-Union first went online in 1996. In October 2011 the Times-Union started using a pay-wall for it’s online version. It is not hard to use, you enter your phone number and subscriber number to get access. I, your editor, have done this myself.