Though the year is winding down, the subscription news keeps coming. This week, ad-free news startup Scroll tests a limited partnership with McClatchy, Google accuses IAC/Interactive of deceptive marketing practices, and Disney plans to shut down Radio Disney in 2021 after two decades. Also, to compete against Amazon, Walmart adds free shipping to its Walmart+ subscription, the Hartford Courant will shut down its newsroom and vacate its offices by year end, and LinkedIn gets sued over incorrect ad metrics.
The Hartford Courant to Shut Down Newsroom by Year End
The Harford Courant
Disney Shutting Down Influential Radio Disney After Two Decades
Los Angeles Times
LinkedIn Sued Over Incorrect Ad Metrics