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Tabloid 'Weekly World News' To Erect Paywall

  • The Wrap, Thursday, January 17, 2013 4:04 PM

Weekly World News, the former supermarket tabloid gone digital in 2007, will put up a paywall, "though it's unclear when the subscription requirement will go up," writes Alexander Kaufman. Known for its "flashy, if far-fetched, headlines...the News, largely overshadowed by gossip sites like TMZ and Perez Hilton and by the satirists at the Onion, may have a hard time convincing people to pay to see half-boy-half-bat mutants," according to Kaufman.

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