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Five on Friday, April 3, 2020

Five on Friday: Coverage, Creators and COVID-19

Five on Friday, April 3, 2020: video subscriptions, coronavirus ad-blocking, monetizing livestreams.
Facebook is investing $100M in the news industry during the coronavirus crisis.

Facebook Invests $100M to Support News Industry During Coronavirus Crisis

Facebook is investing $100M to support the news industry as it struggles through the coronavirus crisis: $25M in emergency grants & $75M in marketing spend.
Slate launches a metered paywall to encourage readers to join their membership program, Slate Plus.

Slate Launches Metered Paywall to Get More Members to Join Slate Plus

On Wednesday, digital media site Slate Magazine announced it was launching a metered paywall to get more readers to join Slate Plus,...
The New York Times acquires Audm, a subscription-based audio app.

The New York Times Acquires Subscription-Based Audio App Audm

Earlier this week, The New York Times Company announced it will acquire Audm, a subscription-based app that turns long-form journalism into professionally...

Subscription Companies Offer Free Services During Coronavirus Pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, more subscription companies are hopping on the bandwagon to make working from home and social distancing a bit easier....
Weekly Subscriuption News

Weekly Subscription News: Solar Power, Platforms and Peloton

This week, some subscription business has continued as normal, while others has been a reaction to the coronavirus outbreak. In the business-as-usual category, Tesla...

Subscription Companies Not Immune to the Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic continues with some states now banning in-person dining in restaurants and bars, participating in health club and fitness activities, gathering in...
Five on Friday, March 13, 2020

Five on Friday: Local Ownership, Lead Magnets and Lessons Learned

Five on Friday, Mar. 13, 2020: publishers bring down paywalls for coronavirus, Seattle Magazine returns to local ownership and five ways to use lead magnets.
Weekly Subscription News

Weekly Subscription News: Compost, Contracts and College Textbooks

While the world battens down the hatches to try to stop the spread of coronavirus, the subscription world marches on.
The Plain Dealer

The Plain Dealer to Lay Off 22 Staff to Cut Costs

The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer announced that it would cut 22 staff to reduce costs. This is the third round of layoffs in 15 months.

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