Would you pay $1.99 just to read one story? That’s the question Esquire magazine is posing to readers as of late, testing out a “micropayment” model for writer Luke Dittrich’s 10,000-word piece “The Prophet,” based on Dr. Eben Alexander, a neurosurgeon who claims to have visited heaven.

The (New) Cost of Longform Journalism at Esquire – 10,000 Words

Its coming– micropayments and disintermediated content.

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