A long-time staunch advocate of keeping information free on the web, Rupert Murdoch is saying it’s time to get people to pay for things, according to Paidcontent.org

it is possible to charge for B2B and business news, but any effort to put Pandora back in her box by asking consumers to pay for general news may need to be undertaken together with industry partners – so the Beast says News’ new digital CEO Jonathan Miller is also speaking with “other content providers” about the project.

via Report: Murdoch Planning News Corp-Wide Paid Content Program | paidContent.org .