The Wall Street Journal's inclusion in the Apple News app surprised some media observers who thought the Journal stood to lose a lot by being part of a bundle that at $10 a month is cheaper than the Journal's own subscriptions at $39 a month. The Journal could be betting that Apple News' users are different enough from its core audience that cannibalization won't be a problem, though.
Hearst publishes 25 US titles, including some of the biggest women's magazines (Cosmopolitan, Elle, Harper's Bazaar) and Esquire and Popular Mechanics.
Another participant in Apple News+ is Condé Nast, whose 16 US titles include the famed Vogue, Vanity Fair, and The New Yorker.
Meredith publishes more than 30 women's and lifestyle magazines, including People, Better Homes and Gardens, and Parents.