- News Corp (NWS -1.5%) property HarperCollins launches an e-book subscription service with partner Scribd.
- The link-up is interesting with Scribd boasting 80M users, although demand for many of the startup's titles could be underwhelming.
- The Netflix-type model has been tried before with e-books, but the HarperCollins-Scribd version of new media meets old media is a fresh spin.
New e-book subscription service launches
Oct 1 2013, 10:50 ET