In this week’s subscription news headlines, Vox Media Union reaches a tentative deal, avoiding and strike, and PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium are now live in the U.S. Also, soaring newsprint prices signal even more trouble for the journalism crisis, Riot Games gives away free content to Game Pass subscribers, and PaySprint launches subscription-based payment processing.
Vox Media Union Reaches Tentative Deal, Avoids Strike
The Hollywood Reporter
PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium Now Live in the U.S.
WSJ Debuts New Commerce Site “Buy Side”
Riot Games Giving Away a Ton of Free Content to Game Pass Subscribers
Apple Music & Gaming to Bring in Over $8B in Revenue by 2025
Canada’s PaySprint Launches Subscription-Based Payment Processing
Soaring Newsprint Prices Worsen Local Journalism Crisis
The Seattle Times
Facebook Rethinks News Deals, Publishers Stand to Lose Millions in Payments
Wall Street Journal