Dallas Morning News to launch paid content on Web, mobile

The Dallas Morning News
The Dallas Morning News will launch new iPad and iPhone apps this month in conjunction with plans to move to a paid content model in February.

Brendan Case reports that the new initiative will launch on Jan. 18, with some online and mobile content moving behind a paywall on Feb. 15.

Case writes that a subscription to The News increased to $33.95 a month on Jan. 1, and a full digital-only subscription will cost $16.95.

The A.H. Belo-owned paper will be using Press Engine software licensed from The New York Times to power its new iPad and iPhone apps.

The Press Engine software will also be used at Belo’s papers in Providence, R.I. and Riverside, Calif.

Update: An earlier version of this story indicated The Dallas Morning News iPhone app currently available in the iTunes store was new. As noted in a comment below, that may be an update of the paper’s current app. I have asked the paper for confirmation.

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  • Anonymous

    They have had an iPhone app, but this one was new yesterday. I will double check with the DMN as I thought it was the Press Engine version.



  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IEGPYSTKKGBA5XGD5XDVSHKE4I Jay Hawk

    That’s not a new app – they’ve had it for years.