Kobo has just formed a partnership with McClatchy Newspapers to bring digital newspapers to readers in the USA. Starting today, you will be able to get access to a wide array of weekly and daily newspapers that cater to local markets.
The McClatchy Company is the third-largest newspaper company in the United States, bringing daily and weekly newspapers from across 15 states to Kobo customers. McClatchy offers local favorites, including The Sacramento Bee, Miami Herald , Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Kansas City Star, The Charlotte Observer, and The News & Observer. Each of the 30 newspapers that are provided come with a free two week trial to get you reading right away and test the waters before you sign up with a longer term subscription plan.
“Kobo is dedicated to bringing its customers a superior digital content experience through our best-in-class eReading service, award winning eReaders, and free eReading applications,” said Jan Ehrlich, Director of Newspapers and Periodicals at Kobo. “We are thrilled to bring the McClatchy Company on board as part of our premier newspaper offering.”
You can check out all of the McClatchy newspapers along with all of the newspapers currently offered by Kobo by visiting the Kobo Newsstand.
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