The transcripts of the official inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press. More…

Essentially we make money from advertising. We are a free website. We took a decision a couple of years ago that we weren't going to put up a paywall because we did not believe that for a general interest newspaper a paywall was a viable proposition. It obviously works for papers like the FT or the Wall Street Journal, but when everything else, when all the other news on the Internet is free, whether it be from Sky TV or the BBC in this country, or Yahoo or AOL or one of the other foreign providers of English language news, then it struck us that it would be very difficult to charge for things that people could get elsewhere for free.

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