Newspapers on counter showing subscription business headlines

Weekly Subscription News: Games, Gossip and Gannett

Featuring YouTube, Medium, TMZ, Fox and USA Today

This was another exciting week in the wonderful world of subscriptions. The Tokyo Olympic Games had seven times higher viewership on YouTube than the Rio Games, Gannett is selling its Lake of the Ozarks titles to Vernon Publishing, and Medium is reworking its business model – again. Also this week, WarnerMedia is reportedly in talks to sell TMZ to Fox, USA Today is putting its crossword behind a paywall and ViacomCBS’s streaming revenue jumped 92% to $983 million.

Streaming Olympics: YouTube Viewing During Tokyo Games 7 Times More Than Rio
Variety

Instagram Testing Photo Ads within its ‘Shop’ Tab
Tubefilter

Medium Will Begin Offering Writers a 50% Cut of Subscriber Revenue
Digiday

Gannett to Sell Lake of the Ozarks Titles to Vernon Publishing
Media Post

ViacomCBS Q2 Update: Streaming Revenue Leaps 92% to $983 Million
Sports Pro Media

WarnerMedia in Talks to Celebrity Gossip Outlet TMZ to Fox
Business Insider

Report: Amazon Awarded Secret $10B NSA Cloud Computing Contract, Microsoft Files Protest
GeekWire

USA Today Relaunches Subscription Crossword App
Adweek

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on email

Up Next

Don’t miss the latest subscription news. Sign up for updates now!

Search this site

Upcoming events

Keep ahead of your competition

Register now for our weekly subscription news round-up

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.