"Is this something new? When I logged onto the sacbee.com site this morning I saw an ad that allows me to subscribe to the e-edition of the Bee for $1.00 a week. The rate is the same for either the 26 week or 52 week subscription! I don’t recall seeing this option before. The ad claims you will be able to access the whole Sacramento Bee as it appears in the print edition."
The obvious question is, why would somebody pay $1.00 a week when the online Bee is free?
I'm guessing the Bee is exploring charging for certain online content.