CBS News (AP) For the first time Rolling Stone is inviting its readers on the long, strange trip though the magazine’s 43-year archive, putting complete digital replicas online along with the latest edition. But you’ll have to pay to see it all.
With a new site launching Monday, Rolling Stone will become one of the most prominent magazines to decide that adding a “pay wall” is the best way to make money on the Web.
The magazine’s revamped home page will remain mostly free. The kind of material that seems to work best on the Web – quick updates on who’s breaking up, slide shows of popular bands on tour – won’t cost readers anything. Read more at CBSnews.com >