In a nutshell: the New York Times’s David Carr doesn’t know.
The Times “probably” has “the wherewithal to operate into 2011,” writes Carr. While “throwing up a big content wall would satisfy a visceral need on the part of journalists to have people pay for their work….it would be a bet-the-company move at a very perilous time for media companies.”
Liz Cox Barrett is a freelance writer and graphic designer in Kalispell, Montana. She worked as a newspaper journalist in Denver and Kalispell for 20 years.