The New York Times seems to be headed towards some financial sanity. The idea that news gathering has value is an important one.
When I was much younger people scoffed at the idea of cable television. "Who would pay for what they already get free?" Well, how did that pan out?
From the time two consecutive editors couldn't adequately answer the questions of how we could give away the Flint Journal content for free many have been frustrated by the devaluation of news gathering.
It's past time to take back the product.