Lawrence and Douglas County

Lawrence and Douglas county

J-W to include preseason basketball magazine as part of newspaper subscription

August 10, 2017


Subscribers to the Lawrence Journal-World will receive’s 2017-18 Basketball Preview Magazine with their Sunday, Oct. 1, edition of the newspaper.

The 100-page glossy magazine includes a preview of the upcoming University of Kansas men’s basketball season and a look back at the 2016-17 season. The magazine has a cover price of $4.95; however, Journal-World subscribers will receive the magazine for $3.95, 20 percent off the cover price.

The $3.95 cost of the magazine will be charged to accounts of all subscribers with the exception of subscribers who opt out of receiving it. Subscribers can opt out of receiving the magazine by emailing, calling 843-1000 or completing the opt out form at

The magazine also will be included in the editions of the Journal-World sold at stores. The price of the Oct. 1 edition of the Journal-World will be $4.

Those who are not subscribers may order a copy of the magazine by visiting


Paul Beyer 8 months, 2 weeks ago

Very sneaky way to generate revenue. I don't see why all subscribers are automatically billed without their express permission. Why should the subscribers have to take time to opt out?

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