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Boston Herald To Launch a Subscription Scheme for Its Popular Columnists: This has been bit of a holy grail for big newspapers: the ability…

Boston Herald To Launch a Subscription Scheme for Its Popular Columnists: This has been bit of a holy grail for big newspapers: the ability to charge for its popular columnists. The technology was always there, the will wasn’t. Anyway, BostonHerald.com will give its readers the choice of paying $4.95 for monthly subscriptions to each of their favorite columnists, or $9.95 for three months. Home-delivery subscribers will still get access to all online content for no extra charge, as will subscribers to the Herald’s NewsStand [electronic] edition.

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