Weekly Subscription News: Compost, Contracts and College Textbooks

Featuring Runner’s World, Deliveroo, Kansas City Star and Quibi

While the world battens down the hatches to try to stop the spread of coronavirus, the subscription world marches on. In this week’s subscription headlines, Runner’s World has signed up 18,000 digital members, Deliveroo and Netflix see a boost in business as more people are choosing to stay in, and the Kanas City Star ends its Saturday print run. Also this week, YouTube TV drops 3 Fox regional sports networks, antitrust lawsuits target electronic college textbook distribution, and Common Rot offers a subscription service for compost.

In a Year, Runner’s World Has Signed Up 18K to Digital Membership
Digiday

Antitrust Lawsuits Target Electronic Distribution of College Textbooks
Law.com

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YouTube TV Drops 3 Fox Regional Sports Networks Amid Contract Kerfuffle with Sinclair
Tubefilter

Deliveroo and Netflix Experience Coronavirus Boost
The Drum

Kansas City Star Ends Saturday Print Run, Expands Weekend Editions
Publishers Daily

Common Rot Is a Subscription Based Compost Service
ABC7News

Quibi Is Giving People a 90-Day Free Trial in Hopes They’ll Sign Up
The Verge

NBCUniversal Has Sold Its $500 Million Stake in Snapchat
TubeFilter