In this week’s subscription headlines, Scroll and Mozilla’s Firefox browser team up to bring ad-free news to a wider audience, AT&T offers free premium content, and Lee Enterprises announces pay cuts and furloughs. Also this week, Square says bitcoin engagement in its cash app has grown during a volatile market, 24 Hour Fitness faces backlash from customers who they won’t allow to cancel their memberships, and ‘W’ magazine and BuzzFeed announce cuts in staffing and pay.
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March 4, 2021 • Noon Eastern
24 Hour Fitness Faces Backlash for Blocking Membership Cancellations During Pandemic
San Diego Union-Tribune
‘W’ Magazine Furloughs Staff, BuzzFeed Cuts Pay