Which Subscription-based News websites people prefer across the Globe

Alan Joseph Alan Joseph
May 15, 2021 5 min read
Which Subscription-based News websites people prefer across the Globe

The subscription-based news media websites are becoming popular in recent years. Even though there are paywalls created by these websites, it is estimated that only 20 % people pay for digital news while the rest still opt not to pay for it. Letโ€™s look at the top subscription-based news websites which people are willing to pay for.

The New York Times
The Washington Post
The Wall Street Journal
Game Informer
Financial Times
The Athletic
The Guardian
Nikkei
The Economist
Caixin
FAQ

Lets look at Top subscription-based news websites people prefer to subscribe.

The New York Times

The New York Times is top in the list and has around 7.5 million paid subscribers. It is an American based daily newspaper company. The New York Times was founded in the year 1851 and has its headquarters in New York, the US.

The company has won the most Pulitzer prizes which is won by the most newspaper ever that is 130. The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, within the United States.

The Washington Post

The Washington Post has a subscriber list of around 3 million. It is also an American based daily newspaper company. The Washington Post was founded in the year 1877 and has its headquarters located in Washington D.C, the US.

The company has won around 69 Pulitzer prizes which second most in number.

The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal has a subscriber list of around 2.4 million. It is also an American based daily newspaper company. The Wall Street Journal is a business focused newspaper which was founded in the year 1889 and has its headquarters located in New York, the US.

The Wall Street Journal is considered to be one of the largest newspaper companies in New York in terms of circulation.

Game Informer

Game Informer has a subscriber list of around 2.1 million. It is also an American based company but unlike others, it is a monthly video game magazine company. Game Informer provides various information about the reviews and strategies of new games and associated consoles.

The company was founded in the year 1991 and has its headquarters in the United States. The magazine is now owned by GameStop.

Financial Times

Financial Times has a subscriber list of around 1.1 million. It is a London based daily newspaper company. Financial Times focuses on current affairs on economics and business. The company was founded in the year 1888 and has its headquarters located in London, England.

The company is owned by a Japanese company called Nikkei and have their editorial offices in the United States, Continental Europe and Britain.

Subscription based News media with Most subscribers
Subscription based News media with Most subscribers

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The Athletic

The Athletic has a subscriber list of around 1 million. The newspaper company provides ad-free digital content which is accessible only through subscription. It is a sports website which covers new nationally and locally in North American cities as well as the United Kingdom.

The Athletic was founded in the year 2016 and has its headquarters located in California, the United States.

The Guardian

The Guardian has a subscriber list of around 790,000. It is a British based daily newspaper. The Guardian was founded in the year 1821 and has its headquarters located in Kings Place, London. The Guardian is owned by the Scott Trust and is part of the Guardian Media Group.

Nikkei

Nikkei has a subscriber list of around 769,000. The company was formerly known as The Nihon Keizai Shimbun. The newspaper focuses in the finance based news. It was founded in the year 1876 and has its headquarters located in Tokyo, Japan.
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The Economist

The Economist has a subscriber list of around 516,000. It is an international weekly newspaper which is printed in the form of a magazine. It focuses on politics, technology, international business and current affairs. The company was founded in the year 1843 and has its headquarters located in London, England.


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Caixin

Caixin has a subscriber list of around 510,000. It is a Chinese based media group company which was founded in the year 2009 and has its headquarters in Beijing, China. The newspaper company focuses on investigative journalism. Caixin in Chinese means News Fortune.

FAQ

Which is the best news website in India?

Indiatimes.com, TimesofIndia.com, and Ndtv.com are the top ranking sites in news and media.

What are the best news subscriptions?

The New York Times is one of the most preferred subscription with 7.5 million paid subscribers.

What is the average cost of a newspaper subscription?

For freemium models, the price increases to $3.52. And for newspapers using a hard model, the average price jumps to $4.43.

Conclusion

These are the list of top subscription-based news websites which the users are ready to pay for subscriptions. Amidst the global pandemic, people are searching for trusted sources to provide them with the right and adequate information as we can see that most of the companies are more than 100 years old.

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