In this week’s subscription news round-up, the Financial Times is close to hitting 1 million digital-only subscribers; Simon Owens explains in his media newsletter why he thinks micropayments will never be popular; and PYMNTS reports that supply chain disruptions are causing an increase in transaction disputes. Also, Capital B, written for and by Black people, launches a nonprofit newsroom; Press Gazette says the top 25 newspapers have lost 30% in print sales over the last two years; and YouTube launches a Valentine campaign to compete against TikTok.
The 4 Hurdles Micropayment Platforms Can’t Overcome
Simon Owens’s Media Newsletter
YouTube Launches Valentine’s Day Push on Shorts to Compete with TikTok
Social Media Today