To Our Readers

To Our Readers:

Today, we’re introducing "Bradenton Herald Plus": a new multi-platform subscription plan that includes all the news you want, when you want it, and how you want it. Our digital content -- viewed more than 5 million times last month! -- will become part of our subscription packages.

Our reporters and photographers are breaking important and valuable news throughout a 24-hour news day at That coverage is available at and through news alerts for readers who want it delivered to their smart phones, iPads or laptops. also offers a wealth of videos, photo galleries and databases not available in print, as well as the opportunity for readers to weigh in on civic affairs through our online comments.

We’re joining websites around the country that have begun asking readers to pay for access to their online content. This step will assure that we will be able to continue to bring you quality journalism in any form you desire it.

Our digital offerings include the e-edition replica of the printed newspaper, available on multiple devices, and various smart phone applications.

Print subscribers will continue to have free digital access until their current subscription renews. Regular digital readers who do not already subscribe will be asked to do so. Introductory pricing starts as low as 99 cents per month. That's less than 25 cents a week to enjoy quality local reporting.

For information on subscription packages and pricing, go to and you’ll find everything, including a Q&A about the changes. You can also call 1-800-748-6666.

Bob Turner
President and Publisher

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