Washingtonian Has Deal You Can’t (But Might) Refuse

By Betsy Rothstein Comment

This just in from Washingtonian to online readers:

“Dear Washingtonian.com Registered User,

For a limited time only Washingtonian is extending a discounted All Access subscription to our Washingtonian.com users. This subscription offer includes Washingtonian‘s: print magazine, iPad edition, desktop edition, Welcome Guide andBride & Groom. Save over 40% off our regular subscription and pay only $18 for an entire year. This offer will only be available for a limited time so don’t miss out on your opportunity to experience everything the Washingtonian has to offer.”

This means you get the monthly mag and all its extras for less than a Starbucks skinny latte for $1.50 per issue. Question is, will readers bite? “It actually sounds desperate. It’s like one of those TV infomercials where they keep throwing things in. ‘If you call now, we’ll ALSO include this…'” said a longtime D.C. journalist.