The Boston Globe launched a paid subscription website today, BostonGlobe.com. The site has been spun off from the general news and information site Boston.com, where the Globe previously occupied a vertical.
“The Boston Globe has never had a front door on the internet,” said editor in chief Martin Baron. The Globe is owned by The New York Times Company.
Home delivery subscribers can access the site for free and a digital-only subscription will cost $3.99 a week, beginning October 1. Coldwell Banker is sponsoring a free trial through September 30. Unlike the New York Times pay wall, BostonGlobe.com will not be metered, though it will support one click when accessed through search and social media. Read More