In acquiring an electronic reading platform called Skiff and in making an investment in Journalism Online, a company co-founded by Steven Brill, that develops pay models for newspapers and magazines, News Corp. has validated our prediction that 2010 is the year of online subscriptions.
Rupert Murdoch is literally putting his money where his mouth is. It's going to push others to take Journalism Online more seriously. And expect that by 2012, we will be paying access to a lot more online news content.
Check out the prediction, Prediction #3: 2010 will be the year of online subscriptions.