“A shade over four months ago, Chronicle President Mark Adkins announced the installation of a long-designed paywall for the paper’s online content,” S.F. Weekly is reporting
“Adkins has since been transferred to Beaumont, Texas — and the paywall has been transferred to an even more backwater locale called ‘nonexistence.’
“Per newspaper staffers, employees were summoned to an afternoon meeting Monday at the paper’s 901 Mission headquarters and told that the paywall segregating SFChronicle.com and SFgate.com will be leveled.
“Subscribers, however, can still have the option of paying for a subscription to SFChronicle.com, even though all of its content will, once again, be available at SFGate.”
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