Once again I want to read an article on The New York Times website and once again I hit the paywall. Before you jump to conclusions, I am not trying to get content for free.
I buy the fucking International Edition Of The New York Times the six days a week it is published - at a cost of three euros (five bucks) per day. Yes, I spend roughly $120 a month on reading The Times.
For that they should have a code in the paper that allows me to log in and read whatever articles they can't fit into the international edition.
As it is, it would be far, far cheaper for me to buy an online subscription to the Times and just stop buying the paper edition at all.
They are lucky I really like reading a newspaper at a cafe, because otherwise that's what I'd do - and they'd get less revenue and I'd get more news.