Weekly Subscription News: Sales, Settlements and Streaming Services

Featuring The Boston Globe, PlayStation, Facebook, Quibi and Cadillac

Hardly a week goes by when Facebook, a popular marketing tool for subscription companies, is in the news. This week is no different. The Chicago Tribune reports that residents can now apply for up to $400 in a massive Facebook privacy settlement. Also, PlayStation 5 doesn’t plan to add new releases to its subscription service, The Nation redesigns its publication and reduces its print schedule, and new streaming service Peacock and Roku have finally come to an agreement.

The Boston Globe’s Partnership with Biogen Raises Potential Ethical Concerns
Dan Kennedy

PlayStation 5 Won’t Be Adding New Releases to a Subscription Service

Illinois Residents Can Now Apply for up to $400 in Massive Facebook Privacy Settlement
Chicago Tribune

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‘The Nation’ Redesigns, Reduces Print Publishing, But Ups Pages
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New Streaming Service Peacock Officially Launches on Roku

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