UK time is: 15:42:29
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Should Online News Be Free?

Should online news be free? Rupert Murdoch and his News International Company certainly think not hence the reason why readers will have to pay to read their online services.

News Inc has already pulled the plug on link sites such as NewsNow and this is just the beginning. Payment to access their online output is only months away.

Our recent forum 'Do you buy a news paper' poll and subsequent comments certainly got many of our members hot under the collar. Click here to see how the poll is shaping up.

The following round table discussion highlights what we, the reader may face in the future.



Bookmark and Share




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 17 2010

Time: 3:57PM

Your Comments

You'd have to be one sad b******d to subscribe to an online bulls**t tabloid.
RobsonGreensleeves
UK tabloids are a disgrace to journalism and writing. I hope you all crash and burn.
BlueWolfie
This whole thing makes me ******** furious. I'll try and find the link to NewsNows government petitition to protect the freedom of linking to content. But you are right RGS, who the hell is going to pay for this service when news is freely distributed elsewhere? I say screw Murdoch, there's many other sources to get my information from.
Gunnerman
As an aspiring Journo myself i have to agree its the correct call. I personally wouldn't want to dedicate my life to publishing stuff for newspapers. hoping for income, when most people are accessing it for free. Murdoch owns the Times and other big corporations so isn't just tabloid. Would you want to pay for a chocolate bar, when you can have it for free online??
Once a Blue
You can eat chocolate online now!! Thats all i need :-(
RobsonGreensleeves
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester City Articles

No City Refunds?! (Friday October 24 2014)

The Ped INTO Europe Report CSKA 2-2 City (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Pellegrini Denies We Are Now Outsiders (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Team News: CSKA Moscow v City (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Pellegrini Praises Our Mozart (Sunday October 19 2014)

The Ped Report....City 4-1 Spurs (Sunday October 19 2014)

Team News: City v Tottenham Hotspur (Friday October 17 2014)

Looking For A Certain Goal Ratio (Thursday October 16 2014)

Archived Manchester City Articles

List All VMC Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Johnny Baguette 201
2. Skoorb 129
3. fifthcolumnblue 99
4. Bluedub 73
5. kennyclementstache 63
6. PhillyBlueMoon 50
7. CITYBOY1000 47
8. rojo2010 45
9. citizhun 40
10. johnkelv 40

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man City 4 - 1 Spurs
Aston Villa 0 - 2 Man City
Hull City 2 - 4 Man City
Man City 1 - 1 Chelsea
Arsenal 2 - 2 Man City
Man City 0 - 1 Stoke

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 8 7 1 0 +15 22
2. Man City 8 5 2 1 +10 17
3. Southampton 8 5 1 2 +14 16
4. West Ham 8 4 1 3 +4 13
5. Liverpool 8 4 1 3 +1 13
6. Man Utd 8 3 3 2 +3 12
7. Arsenal 8 2 5 1 +2 11

Breaking League News

QPR Injury Update
» Aston Villa : 24/10/2014 15:39:00
Just the Ticket-Stoke City at the Britannia!
» Burnley : 24/10/2014 15:08:00
Vital Preview: Liverpool vs. Hull City
» Liverpool : 24/10/2014 13:21:00
No City Refunds?!
» Man City : 24/10/2014 13:20:00
The Villa Times - 24/10/2014
» Aston Villa : 24/10/2014 11:55:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Your Favourite Kun Goal Against Spurs?
Suggested By:  Shaun Gloater
Agüero 13′ 40%
Agüero 20′(pen) 0%
Agüero 68′ (pen) 10%
Agüero 75′ 50%