Weekly Subscription News: McClatchy, Malware and Meal Kits

Featuring Hulu, Disney Plus, Plated, Enpass and Word Press

In this weeks subscription headlines, McClatchy is struggling financially, forcing it to explore creative options – including a possible sale; meal kit subscription service Plated is serving its last meal at the end of this month; and Android malware disguises itself as an ad blocker, wreaking havoc on those who have downloaded it. Also this week, Hulu will raise its live TV price by $10 a month, Disney+ content warnings have offended some subscribers, and GateHouse and Gannett shareholders approve the mega-merger.

Hulu Increases the Price of Its Live TV Service, Again
Engadget

Android Malware Disguises as Ad Blocker, But Then Pesters Users with Ads
ZDNet

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McClatchys Financial Distress Has the Company Exploring Options Including a Sal
Poynter

Disney+ Content Warnings on Sensitive Depictions in Films Causes a Stir Among Subscribers
Deadline

Popular Meal-Kit Subscription Service Plated Is Set to Close by the End of November
Business Insider

Enpass Is Moving to a Subscription Model, Promises Not to Charge Existing Pro Users
Android Police

Shareholders of Gannett and New Media Investment Group Approve Merger
USA Today

WordPress.com Sites Can Now Accept Subscriptions with Recurring Payments Feature
TechCrunch