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Weekly Subscription News: Deals, Partnerships and Acquisitions

Featuring Tribune Publishing, Roku, GoodRx and Vice

Subscription news does not slow down for anything, including the holidays. In this week’s headlines, Tribune Publishing agrees to sell BestReviews to Nexstar for $160 million, major U.S. publishers join the Coalition for App Fairness to fight the “Apple tax,” and Roku and HBO Max finally make a deal. Also, BBC Studios plans to launch an ad-free subscription – BBC Select – in the U.S. and Canada, GoodRx launches a telehealth service with free mail delivery, and Vice becomes the first media publisher to launch on OnlyFans.

Tribune Publishing to Sell BestReviews to Nexstar for $160 Million
Chicago Tribune

Walmart Partners with TikTok for a Livestream Shopping Event
TheStreet

Major US News Publishers Join Coalition for App Fairness to Fight Apple Tax
TechCrunch

HBO Max and Roku Finally Reach a Deal
CNN

GoodRx Launches Telehealth Service, Free Mail Delivery
Fierce Healthcare

BBC Studios to Launch Ad-Free Subscription Channel, BBC Select, in US and Canada
Variety

Vice Becomes First Media Publisher to Launch on OnlyFans
Axios

Online Car Retailer Cazoo Acquires UK-Based Car Subscription Platform Drover
Tech.eu

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