While we at The Monkey Cage are sympathetic to the needs of the NY Times to maintain financial viability in the digital era, the fact that the Times has indeed used our own free digital content in the past (see here, here, or here), we feel obligated to take the following actions in response. Starting on March 28th (and immediately for any Canadian NY Times employees), we will begin charging employees of the NY Times $29.99/month to access the electronic version of The Monkey Cage. However, in an effort not to alienate our core audience of NY Times employees, we will also implement the following modifications to this policy:
Times employees will retain unlimited access to content from Tucker and Voeten for free; premium content from Farrell, Gelman, and Sides will be limited to no more than 15 posts per month before charges apply.
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