New York—The New York Times
and Wall Street Journal
have suspended their online paywalls to let readers get more information about Hurricane Sandy. The storm is expected to slam into the Eastern Seaboard this afternoon.
paywall was taken down Sunday afternoon. A Times
spokeswoman told Mashable that visitors will be able to access all content on NYTimes.com until the weather emergency is over. (Times Co. normally allows users access to 10 free articles a month before they are asked to subscribe.)
website is “open to all visitors” today, according to a tweet posted by Raju Narisetti, managing editor of The Wall Street Journal Digital Network.