Thursday, October 05, 2006

200 years from coffee shop to cyberspace

The Times has plans to open up parts of its 200-year-old archive, Times Media's digital publisher Zach Leonard told the Association of Online Publishers (AOP) conference, in London, yesterday.

Mr Leonard said the Times was looking at ways to make use of the newspaper's archive and turn it into a revenue steam.

He later told Journalism.co.uk that Timesonline would first look to experiment with subscription-based offerings to the business community before turning its attention to the consumer market.