By: Lynne Marek | Crain’s Chicago Business
The Chicago Tribune will erect a pay wall on Nov. 1, asking subscribers to pay $14.99 per month to read all its online content, but there will still be a free ride for readers who just want breaking news, sports coverage or a weather forecast.
The newspaper, a unit of Chicago-based media company Tribune Co., began telling online readers today about the new subscription program. Daily print subscribers will have full digital access for free. Those who get the paper less frequently can buy it for 49 cents per week.