Why No 'Washington Post' Paywall?

Fortune Tech, Thursday, July 19, 2012 2:21 PM
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Huh? "When asked why the [Washington] Post hasn't put its content behind a paywall like The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal have, [CEO Don] Graham explained that 90% of the Post's audience is outside of the Washington area—but that the paper itself has only local distribution—so the premise simply doesn't make sense," writes Jennifer Reingold. We'd really like to know the answer to this question, but we can't figure out what Graham means -- can anybody else? Shouldn't the folks on the panel where Graham was speaking have asked a follow-up question?

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