Paying Your Way in the Internet Age

Aug 12, 2013

What’s the dollar value of downloading your favorite band’s new song or reading a game-changing article by an investigative journalist? It used to be you paid for the media you consumed, but now you can get everything for free. Monday, we’re exploring how we pay our way in the Internet age and what it means for the future of media. There are lots of ideas out there for how to finance web content—crowdfunding, paywalls, pay-per-play, pay-what-you-want—but can they really support a vibrant creative and intellectual community?