On October 10, The Baltimore Sun will become the first Tribune Co. newspaper to erect a paywall. In a memo released this week, publisher Tim Ryan outlined how the Sun’s new digital subscription will work:
- To encourage readers to sign up at launch, the Sun will offer a special introductory rate of 99 cents for the first four weeks.
- After the first month, digital-only subscribers will pay$2.49 a week or $49.99 for 26 weeks.
- Print subscribers will receive a special reduced rate of 75 cents a week or $29.99 a year.
- Non-subscribers will have free access to 15 web pages a month.