Why Print Newspapers are still relevant
4. Not all online sites are free - many are subscription based
Many media companies are now monetising their online versions by making them subscription-based, through the implementation of Paywalls - a system that prevents Internet users from accessing a webpage's content without a paid subscription.
These subscriptions can often be more than the average cost of a newspaper subscription.
Even when a news portal is free, they're often inundated by ads that pop-up as you scroll the page. Don't know about you, but we find these ads really annoying!