Two ways to make a buck

Two subscription sites and two free sites are in the black (some barely).
The Financial Times is reporting that is on target to make money in the fourth quarter. Meanwhile Consumer Reports has signed its one-millionth subscriber.
New York Times Digital’s revenues increased 26.8% to $18.2 million in the third quarter. The company said this was the fifth consecutive quarter of operating profits.. Knight-Ridder digital is also “on track” to break even in the fourth quarter, although it will lose $9 million to $10 million for the year.
It’s notable that both paid sites are premised on making or saving money and the two successful free sites are general news sites.