by Bernard Bujold (LeStudio1.com) –
Following the announcement earlier this week of the sale of their building, now the managers of the newspaper La Presse of Montreal announced that their format internet will be completely free from April 18, 2013 with no obligation to buy a print subscription or pay wall as do other newspapers. A very bold challenge but which will put the Montreal newspaper in front of its local competitors, especially Le Journal de Montreal, Le Devoir and the english newspapers like The Gazette and The Globe and Mail.
To be continued…
Photo 1, 2 and 3: Building La Presse;
Photo 4: Newsroom of La Presse ;
See Le Devoir report on the sale of the building ;
See press release of LA PRESSE ;
The newspaper LA PRESSE will be free on the web