Wheeler told The News Hook that CrowdNe.ws has not determined its pricing structure, but it is considering market-determined prices, depending on individual articles’ popularity, and journalist-determined prices. He said he is convinced that readers are willing to pay for articles that interest them.
At last, at long last, publishers are going to come to the realization that micro-payments and “disintermediation” where a story gets sold to whomever wants to view/read it, makes sense.
Next in line for this move from a menu-driven to item-driven content? Cable TV operators.