Miami Herald Asks For Donations

Hurting for cash like all newspapers, the Miami Herald has found a way to scrounge up some extra cash — ask online readers to donate, NBC Miami reports.

Just a few months ago, the Herald required online users to register to view stories online, and a straight fee for browsing the Herald’s stories online may be around the corner.

“We’re trying something new, we’re putting it out there to see if it works, to see what the response is,” said Elissa Vanaver, Vice President/Assistant to the Publisher at the Herald. She said there are currently no plans to start charging for content.

How much would you donate to your favorite news source? Ahem, after you’re done filling up the Consumerist Tip Jar, of course.

Herald to Online Users: Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? [NBC Miami]