Last Updated on April 12, 2021 6:53 am
Get a one-year digital subscription to the New York Times or Wall Street Journal for about $1 a week during their current spring sales.
Those are just some of the deals you’ll find in our roundup of the best deals on digital subscriptions to daily newspapers and weekly magazines. Here are the deals, in alphabetical order.
Note: Most of the subscription deals below are introductory deals, meaning that at the end of the deal you’ll be charged a higher rate unless you act. See “How to Keep Low Rates” at the end of this article for more information.
Atlanta Subscription Deal: $100 for 1 Year
New subscribers can get the Atlanta Journal-Constitution digital edition for $100 the first year. For more details or to subscribe. visit:
To get one year for $100, select Unlimited Digital Access then select the $1.92 a week 12-month subscription. This is a savings of 16.6% off the regular rate. This subscription gives you unlimited access to the ACJ website and a daily e-edition.
Barron’s Subscription Deal: $52 for 1 Year
New subscribers can get the Barron’s digital edition for $1 per week for up to two years during the Barron’s New Years’ special. For more details or to subscribe. visit:
*Introductory pricing is only available to households or customers at a business address who have not been subscribers to Barron’s within the last 180 days.
Boston Globe Subscription Deal: $1 for 6 Months
The Boston Globe has a 6-month digital subscription for $1. For more details or to subscribe visit:
After the 6-month special you’ll be charged $27.72 every four weeks unless you cancel or contact the Globe to request a lower rate.
*BostonGlobe.com digital subscription is a credit card only offer. Your credit card will be automatically charged in advance every four weeks unless a different billing term is specified in the offer. At the end of your introductory period, you will continue to be charged every 4 weeks for $27.72 (99¢/day) unless you cancel your subscription. Offer valid for those who have not had digital access in the last 90 days.
Chicago Tribune Subscription Deal: $1 for 4 Months
The Chicago Tribune has a 4-month digital subscription for $1. For more details or to subscribe visit:
Dallas Morning News 99-Cent Subscription Deal
The Dallas Morning News has a digital subscription for $.99 per week for eight weeks. After this trial you’ll be billed $3.99 per week. To subscribe visit:
Economist Subscription Deal: $94.50 for 1 Year
The Economist has a 1-year digital subscription for $94.50, a 50% discount. After this special you’ll be billed at the regular rate of $189 annually. For more details or to subscribe visit:
Epoch Times Subscription Deal: $77 for 1 Year
The Epoch Times has a one-year digital subscription for $77 (60% off the regular price of $192). For more details or to subscribe visit:
This subscription gives you unlimited access to The Epoch Times website, and daily newsletter.
Houston Chronicle Subscription Deal: 99 Cents for 12 weeks
The Houston Chronicle has a 12-week digital subscription for $0.99. For more details or to subscribe visit:
After the introductory period, unless you cancel you’ll be automatically renewed for $3.99 per week.
*All subscriptions will automatically renew and your account will be charged at the start of each billing period unless canceled. Subscription rates are subject to change upon renewal. You may contact Houston Chronicle to cancel your subscription at any time.
Investors Business Daily Subscription Deal: 5 Weeks $5
Investors Business Daily has two introductory offers to their digital edition: 5 weeks for $5 or two months for $20. For more details or to subscribe visit:
After your introductory period you’ll be billed at the regular rate of $34.95 a month unless you act.
*This offer is for qualified customers who have not taken a discounted offer in the last 6 months. After the initial 5-week term, the IBD® Digital subscription will auto-renew at the regular monthly rate of $34.95. You can cancel at any time. Other conditions may apply. See Terms and Conditions on investors.com.
LA Times Subscription Deal: $116 Per Year
The Los Angeles Times has a one-year digital subscription special for $116, which is 41% off the regular rate. Or get 8 weeks for $1. For more details or to subscribe visit:
*Terms & Conditions: By accepting this offer you are agreeing to a CONTINUOUS SUBSCRIPTION, which will automatically renew until you cancel by calling 1-213-283-2274, emailing [email protected] or you can also manage your subscription online at https://membership.latimes.com.
Miami Herald Subscription Deal: $20 for 26 Weeks
The Miami Herald has a six-month digital subscription for $20 or a one-year subscription for $6.95 per month. Regular price for a digital subscription is $192 per year. For more details or to subscribe visit:
New York Times Subscription Deals
The New York Times has a great digital subscription deal from time to time: $1 a week for up to 52 weeks, so, $52 for a full year. However, this deal comes and goes. Usually the deal is for $2 per week, still a bargain but if you want the best deal, watch for the $1 per week deal. You can find the current best deal here:
The regular rate is $4.25 per week. This subscription gives you unlimited access to the New York Times website, eEdition, and app for Apple or Android. Your credit card will be billed every four weeks. Good for up to 52 weeks for all new subscribers. This does not include the Cooking Section and Crossword puzzle (see more details below).
Author’s Note: We have received the New York Times digital edition for $4 every 4 weeks for several years. We got this deal by contacting the Times subscription department to cancel our subscription when our $1 per week deal was about to expire. We were offered the $1 per week deal with no expiration date.
New York Times Crossword, Cooking Subscriptions
For a limited time, Times subscribers can add an annual subscription to the NY Times Crossword (and other games) for $19.97 a year. Regular price is $40). To subscribe, visit:
You must be a current New York Times Digital or Home Delivery subscriber to qualify for the special offer; others pay the regular rate of $40. Also separately priced is the NY Times Cooking Section, which is $1.25 per week or $40 per year. To subscribe, visit:
New York Times Student / Academic Rates
The New York Times also has Academic rates, which are good all year. University students and educators can get $1 per week Basic Digital Access all year round. Students and educators can also get an All Access Subscription $1.50 per week. This adds the NYT Crossword and NYT Cooking sections, which are not included in Basic Digital Access. The Times will require you to verify your student status via SheerID. For more details visit:
*No commitment required. Cancel anytime. Limited time offer. This is an offer for a Basic Digital Access Subscription. Your payment method will automatically be charged in advance every four weeks. You will be charged the introductory offer rate every four weeks for the introductory period of one year, and thereafter will be charged the standard rate of $17 every four weeks until you cancel. Your subscription will continue until you cancel. You can cancel anytime.
New Yorker Subscription Deal: $50 Per Year
Get a one-year digital subscription to The New Yorker for $50, half the regular price. This gives you digital access for a full year (47 issues). You can also get a 12-week trial for $12. For more details or to subscribe visit:
This subscription gives you unlimited access to the New Yorker website, app for Apple (Android app is not available), the online archive of all issues since 1925, and New Yorker crosswords. You’ll also get a New Yorker Tote Bag. For more details visit: New Yorker Digital Access
After one year, this subscription renews automatically at one year for $99.99.
Newsday Subscription Deal: $1 for 5 Months
Newsday has a 5-month digital subscription for $1. For more details or to subscribe visit:
After 5 months, this subscription renews automatically at $6.99 per week unless you act.
SF Chronicle $70 for 1 Year
The San Francisco Chronicle has a one-year digital subscription for $70. For more details or to subscribe visit:
Click on “Looking for print options” for the $70 per year SF Chronicle special.
Sun-Sentinel Subscription Deal: $1 for 4 Months
The Sun-Sentinel of South Florida has a four-month digital subscription for $1. After the trial you’ll be billed at the regular rate of $15.96 every 4 weeks. For more details or to subscribe visit:
USA Today Subscription Deal: $5 Per Month
Get ad-free digital access to USA Today for $4.99 a month or $49 for a full year. To get the special, visit:
Click on Subscribe Now under the Digital Subscription image to see the $5/month deal. This gives you ad-free access to the USA Today Website and to the USA Today apps. It does not include the e-newspaper (a digital replica of the printed paper), which is $9.99 per month.
*Subscription includes access to USA TODAY’s ad-free site for desktop and mobile web. USA TODAY puzzles, USA TODAY apps, some third-party content, and content on Google AMP, Facebook Instant Articles, or Apple News are not included in the subscription. Your subscription will continue, and we will charge you at the then regular rate, less any applicable credits, unless you cancel, which you can do at any time. Digital Only subscriptions do not include print supplements. You authorize us to automatically charge the credit card account you indicate. Any outstanding balance will be processed with the first EZ Pay charge. If at any time you decide to cancel your subscription, you may contact customer service at 1-800-872-0001 and the full amount of any balance over $10.00 will be returned. We do not provide refunds prorated for the remainder of the payment period for Digital Only subscriptions.
Wall Street Journal Subscription Deal: $48 For 1 Year
The Wall Street Journal this great digital subscription deal from time to time: a digital subscription for $4 per month, good for up to one year for $48. To find out if the deal is available now, visit:
The WSJ $4 per month offer is a special that comes and goes; if you don’t see it when you click above you may want to wait, or, you may be able to find the $4 a month deal with these workarounds:
- Click on the above link on a different device or different browser; or
- Try the link later, or
- Search on Google for: “Wsj $4 per month” and click on the provided link.
Wall Street Journal Student Discount
The Wall Street Journal also has student rates, which are good all year. University students can get $4 per month Digital Access all year round. Or get a full year for $24. The Journal will verify your student status via SheerID. For more details visit:
*This offer is only available in the contiguous U.S. and may be withdrawn at any time. Sales tax may apply. Please note that your subscription will renew automatically unless you cancel prior to renewal. Our secure server software encrypts information to protect your transaction.
Washington Post Subscription Deal: $29/Year
The Washington Post is offering digital subscriptions for $29 a year. Regular rate is $100 per year. For more details or to subscribe. visit:
How to Keep Low Rates
*Before you buy a subscription, be aware that these introductory deals are good only for your first year (or whatever the special is for), and after that you’ll be billed at the regular rate unless you act.
Here’s what you should do: After purchasing your subscription, set yourself a reminder to contact the newspaper at least a few days before the end of your special subscription. Ask what you are going to be billed for renewal. Unless you are offered another special rate, say you cannot afford it and need to cancel. You will often be offered the same special rate, or another good deal.
What Are the Best Newspaper Subscription Deals?
The median price for a digital newspaper subscription is $10, according to the American Press Institute. If you don’t see the newspaper you are interested in above, then you can often find a deal with Google. Do a search on: your-newspaper subscription For example, search for: Tennessean subscription To see deals for the Nashville Tennessean.
Subscription terms change frequently and some of the deals shown above may have expired. Also, some deals are limited to certain users. Senior Daily is not affiliated with and does not represent any of the organizations above.