Weekly Subscription News: Ads, Aggregation and A La Carte
Featuring Facebook, Fitbit, News Corp, Medium and The Boston Globe
Ads, Aggregation and A La Carte video streaming options lead the headlines this week. Facebook bans ads from The Epoch Times, News Corp is creating a news aggregation service to take on big platforms, and Mediumís Ev Williams has hired a veteran publishing executive as it pivots toward paid subscriptions. Also this week, Fitbit outpaces Apple in a Singaporian health initiative, YouTube TV adds Acorn TV and UMC as new a la carte options, and The Boston Globe continues its regional expansion.
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