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New York Times to eliminate pay wall for election coverage

For 72 hours, will be free for all to read.


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The New York Times has a present for political junkies.

The publication said Thursday it will eliminate the pay wall for its website during the crucial days surrounding the upcoming US presidential election. will be free for unlimited reading for 72 hours from 12:01 a.m. ET on Monday, November 7 until 11:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 9. On the night of the election, The Times will also offer a live stream of election coverage on its Facebook page.