Some news websites can forgo the paywall - in Israel, too
Sites like Alaxon, 61 and Mida are supported by nonprofit organizations and hope to fill niches ignored by the mainstream media.
Declining advertising and circulation revenues have forced newspapers to introduce paywalls on their websites, but some free news sites are funded by deep-pocketed sponsors seeking to push a political line or fill a niche abandoned by the traditional press. This process has burgeoned in Israel too over the past year.
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