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Free In Google By Pasting Headline

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Boom_70, Mar 8, 2013.

  1. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    " Free in Google by pasting the headline http://on.wSportsJournalists.com/10gdaaY"

    Found that blurb in Politico on a story about the new "Grand Bargain" discussions.

    Thought it was interesting that Politico was suggesting a work around to paying for
    the WSJ.

  2. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    It works. ... I wasn't logged in and I took the headline from the story you linked to that gets cut off, and pasted it into Google News, and it pulled up the entire story.
  3. Not much of a problem. Much like I don't have a problem with informing others to delete NY Times cookies to get around the paywall. If companies really wanted to protect content, they should do it on their end and not use a consumer's computer to take care of security for them.
  4. deskslave

    deskslave Active Member

    It works for the Financial Times 99% of the time too.

    No idea how these companies haven't fixed that yet.
  5. It's by choice. They still need page views.
  6. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Learn something new every day. Thanks.
  7. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    I've done it for the Strib before; however if you click on the second page for a jump, you get the paywall warning...
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