Western media opened access to war materials to readers in Ukraine and Russia
Leading international media The Washington Post, Financial Times, Dow Jones, The Economist and other foreign publications have withdrawn paid access to some materials for readers from Ukraine and Russia.
This was reported by Radio Liberty with reference to Digiday.
This concerns the stories the war in Ukraine.
“Part of our mission and goal is to give people access to important journalistic stories in difficult and hard times, so making it free is a simple solution. Even though we won't be paid, we think it's good for our journalism, "said John Slade, commercial director of the Financial Times.
A spokesman for The Washington Post said that free access applies to a small segment of international subscribers, but did not name a specific number.
According to a Dow Jones spokesman, paid access has been canceled for The Wall Street Journal, Barrons, MarketWatch and Financial News in Ukraine, as well as in neighboring countries with large numbers of Ukrainian refugees.
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