Share of pay models in newspapers and news magazines worldwide 2019, by type

This statistic shows the distribution of pay models in newspapers and news magazines worldwide in 2019, sorted by type. The data reveals that hard paywalls were rare, with just three percent of newspapers worldwide having a hard paywall and five percent of weekly newspapers and magazines. Metered paywalls were more common among newspapers, whilst weekly news outlets were more likely to be freely accessible.

Distribution of pay models in newspapers and news magazines worldwide in 2019, by type

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Sources

Release date

May 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2017 and 2019

Number of respondents

212 news organizations*

Special properties

including weekly newspapers

Supplementary notes

*Among the 212 news organizations as part of the sample, 170 were based in Europe and 42 were based in the United States.
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