News Corp Passes 200K Paying Tablet Subscribers

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News Corp‘s various publications have passed 200,000 subscribers on tablets, according to WSJ publisher Les HintonHow big a number is that? Given that there are millions of tablets out there and given the reach of News Corp properties, it doesn’t seem like much. But then again, it’s a start. Rupert Murdoch’s overarching goal is to get people to pay for news at all, and that implies a lot of investment. Meanwhile magazine apps are getting hammered. So we’ll call it an OK start.

(Via Electronista)

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