Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet 'Morning Shift' #39: Further down the ballot November 1, 2012 By: Kate Dries Download Story [View the story "'Morning Shift' #39: Further down the ballot" on Storify]'Morning Shift' #39: Further down the ballotOn Thursday's Morning Shift, we welcome November and say a grateful goodbye to guest host Randi Belisomo. We also discuss news site paywalls, legislative races, abortion, and dynamic theater pricing.Storified by · Thu, Nov 01 2012 06:32:54paywall_nytchristoph.chFirst, joining the ranks of papers like the Wall Street Journal and New York Times, the Chicago Tribune will place some online content behind a paywall. The Morning Shift talks with Rick Edmonds from Poynter about paywalls and how they effect on newspapers’ bottom lines. Chicago Tribune Launches ‘Paywall’ That’s More Like a Membership Plan http://lnkd.in/BuvgemgvasseRT @patlike: "Paid subs for the New York Times and the Int. Herald Tribune totalled 566,000 for Q3, a remarkable growth of 11%" http://gu.com/p/3be5a/twChristian AntonioChicago Tribune goes to paywall Nov. 1 ... expect this trend to grow rapidly over the next 12 months...Fla papers are moving quickly to it.Crowley ReportThen, amidst the noise surrounding the closely watched presidential contest and handful of competitive Illinois Congressional seats, races further down the ticket have more or less gone unnoticed. WBEZ reporter Tony Arnold brings us up to speed on what we’ve been missing.Illinois Ballotleah.jonesNext, given the current makeup of the Supreme Court, the next president could appoint justices who determine the fate of Roe v. Wade, nearly 40 years after the landmark Supreme Court ruling on abortion. In recent years, many states have imposed restrictions on access to abortion. Lindsey Tanner, AP medical writer, gives an overview on where states currently stand on the issue. And, Elizabeth Nash, state issues manager at the Guttmacher Institute, forecasts what access to abortion might look like in 2013 and beyond. The Supreme Court . Expanding Civil Rights . Landmark Cases . Roe v. Wade (1973) | PBSFinally, dynamic pricing used to be the province of sports games and pop concerts. Now, it’s increasingly being used by theaters as a way to more accurately and immediately respond to consumer demand. And it’s not just powerhouses like the Goodman getting in on it. Smaller groups, like Chicago’s Theater Wit, have begun to adapt the pricing structure. Theater Wit’s artistic director Jeremy Wechsler explains how dynamic pricing has transformed his business model, and WBEZ’s theater critics Jonathan Abarbanel and Kelly Kleiman look at whether it undermines non-profit theater’s mission.Theater Wit: smart art Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Previous post in Morning Shift with Tony Sarabia 'Morning Shift' #38: Something wicked this way comes Next post in Morning Shift with Tony Sarabia 'Morning Shift' #40: Disappointment and Demolition View the discussion thread. Top Headlines On WBEZ.org Discussing Nelson Mandela in Room 215 Young man finds new hope after HIV diagnosis The Best Albums of 2013: The Top 10 Looking back at 1970s Uptown Strange Brews Podcast The politics behind the Illinois pension vote Chewing the Fat with Monica Eng and Louisa Chu How do kids like the new CPS lunches? Remembering the 'Forgotten Hoosiers'