Toronto Star to end paid digital subscriptions

The Toronto Star has announced that it will cancel its paid digital subscription program for online readers, effective April 1, 2015. The newspaper’s content will be available to access for free online at and across all digital devices, including tablets and smartphones.

According to note to readers in the paper, the Star’s decision to cancel its Digital Access program is the result of extensive communication with readers and advertisers. The note also mentions that the paper plans to unveil further improvements to its digital content — including new design features and editorial offerings — in the coming months.

Source: Turnout Star