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New York Times Is Offering Subscribers Free Spotify Access

by Alyssa Newcomb /
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The logo of music streaming service Spotify is reflected in an audio music CD in this Feb. 18, 2014.Vincent Kessler / Reuters, file

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Just wait until President Trump hears about the "failing" New York Times' tremendous, "yuge" new business move.

The Gray Lady is now offering annual subscribers a free premium Spotify account.

For $5 a week, news junkies can read all the New York Times articles they want, while also enjoying unlimited access to more than 30 million songs on Spotify.

Considering a premium Spotify account will run you $10 per month, the journalism and music bundle is a steal. Now we'll just have to wait and see how many news-inspired playlists pop up.

Related: What’s Next for President Obama? Spotify Has a Job Offer That May Be Music to His Ears

Despite President Trump's penchant for claiming the New York Times is "failing," business at the newspaper of record is booming.

In November, following the election, the New York Times reported its subscription growth was 10 times higher than the same period in 2015.

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