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Q&A about: Title Selections and Newspaper Alerts

In this post, I’ll share with you some answers to questions PressDisplay.com users asked about our title selections.  Feel free to suggest other questions for this post and we’ll do our best to answer them.  Also, don’t forget to check out the help files on PressDisplay.com related to this area.

1. Why do you not carry the NYT or WSJ?

There are some newspaper publishers (like the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal) who have invested heavily in their own online editions and are not yet prepared to share them on an aggregated news site. 

Both the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal are part of our Print-on-Demand service, but have not yet taken the next step to join the PressDisplay.com family. 

However, we at NewspaperDirect are hopeful that this will change in the future and we will continue to negotiate for their inclusion in our continually expanding list of titles. 

Note, we do have the Wall Street Journal Europe and the Wall Street Journal Asia. 

We won’t give up.  Perhaps you could send the publishers you want to see on PressDisplay.com  a little encouragement?   Just don’t tell them I sent you. 🙂

2. Can I choose different papers within the 31 issues under my economy plan?

Absolutely.  Although the 31 issues was based around the number of days in a month (for people who like their favorite daily newspaper sent to them every day with an email alert), you are not limited by the choice of papers or by time.  You could choose all 31 different issues in one day or choose different issues over an extended period, even beyond a month.  It’s up to you what papers you choose and when you choose them.

3. Why don’t you carry more magazines?

The answer to this is very much like the answer to question 1 above.  We’d love to have more magazines, but many magazines are still tied to their own electronic editions.  We’ll continue to pursue these, however, as our goal is to continue to provide you with the widest selection of full replica publications anywhere on the internet. 

Which magazines would you like to see on PressDisplay.com?

4. Every day I seem to be receiving an email from PressDisplay.com, indicating that some newspaper or magazine title has been released. What is this all about?

The Newspaper alert is one of our free and handy features available at PressDisplay. It lets you know when your favorite publication is available for your reading enjoyment on PressDisplay.com. This is often before the issue hits local newsstands. Subscription to this feature was part of the registration process when you first visited to PressDisplay™.

5. How can I subscribe to this Newspaper alert?

To manage your email alerts and newspapers within My Newspapers, simply click on Edit. In the ‘My account’ console you will be able to add and remove newspapers to My Newspapers as well as manage all newspaper alerts.

6. I don’t want to receive Newspaper alerts. Is there an easy way to stop these emails?

Absolutely. You can either click on the ‘Unsubscribe’ link in the actual email you’ve received, or visit ‘My Newspapers’. Once logged in you may choose to delete newspaper alerts.

  1. Russell Dyas
    February 18, 2007 at 3:52 pm

    One newspaper would like to see is sports weekly this is one publication I miss from a rival service.



  2. Lance
    July 26, 2008 at 4:37 pm

    As a sports-mad Australian, I would love to see Press Display carry some of the sporting newspapers from back home. I see you have a racing newspaper – The Sportsman – already on the books, what is the possibility of getting Inside Football (an Australian rules newspaper) and Rugby League Week on Press Display? Also a wide variety of sports newspapers and mags from across the globe – that would be awesome!
    Cheers, Lance.

  3. July 28, 2008 at 4:57 pm

    Hi Lance
    I am also a sports fan, so I can appreciate your request for more titles. I have passed along your request to the SVP of Publishing and he agrees, they would be hot items. We’ll defnitely try to get more. It really comes down to publishers, but we’ll let them know that readers want to see their titles on PressDisplay.com


  4. newton
    October 31, 2008 at 2:43 am

    what is newspaper alert i need the actual meaning

  5. October 31, 2008 at 3:55 pm

    A newspaper alert is an email you telling you when one of your favorite publications has been published. To set up a newspaper alert, first create your list of favorite newspapers. Start by clicking on the edit link on the right of your display (under My Newspapers) and start adding newspapers to your list.

    You can sort the list of available publications by title, country or language to make it easier to find the papers you want. Select as many newspapers as you like from any country or in any language.

    Once you’ve selected your favorite papers, click “DONE” and you’ll be presented with a page where you can set up newspaper alerts for the publications you want emailed to you as soon as they are released.

  6. Christiane
    May 26, 2009 at 7:55 am

    Could you please try to add
    – Cumhuriyet (Turkey newspaper, http://www.cumhuriyet.com.tr/)
    – El Pais (Spanish newspaper http://www.elpais.com/archivo/buscador.html)
    – 8sidor (Swedish newspaper, http://8sidor.lattlast.se/?page=42)

  7. Clemens Fischmeister
    November 12, 2009 at 1:38 pm

    Please try to add Austrian Newspaper Kurier http://www.kurier.at

    • November 12, 2009 at 4:10 pm

      Hi Clemens.
      I’ve passed your request along to our publishing group. We try to get as many publishers as possible on PressDisplay.com, but some publishers aren’t as keen about being on an aggregated site. Silly really since it pays them money everytime their paper is read AND it is counted as “paid circ” by audit bureaus.

      Anyway, enough of my rant ;). I’ll let the EVP know about your request.

      • Clemens Fischmeister
        November 21, 2009 at 11:15 am

        Thanks!! Meanwhile I really enjoy reading Der Standard on Pressdisplay.

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