Don’t think they get it

The Wall Street Journal’s iPad issue pricing: $3.99 per week, $17.29 per month
[Via MacDailyNews]

The Wall Street Journal today announced its new Wall Street Journal for iPad app is available…


This is more expensive that the dead tree/static web page version of the WSJ. Is anyone really going to pay that much more for some bells and whistles when it comes to financial news? R=There had better be something else in those bells and whistles.

And this price also includes advertising.

Time is even worse, costing $5 an issue. $260 dollars a year for something that you can get a dead tree version of for $20 a year! Plus you have to load it each Friday No purchase within the app.

These guys have a bad business model. Seems like someone should be looking to take their business.

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