The Herald-Leader is now available on Barnes & Noble's Nook electronic reading device. For $6.99 monthly or 50 cents daily, people can access a snapshot of local stories and some selected images, as well as some syndicated content. The content is updated each morning around the time that Herald-Leader eEdition subscribers receive their exact digital copies of the paper.
The Nook content is ad-free and can be tried for 14 days at no charge.
Nook content can be accessed on more than just the standalone reading devices. Nook applications are available on PCs and Macs, as well as iPhones, iPads, Android and BlackBerry devices.
The Herald-Leader was one of 10 papers owned by parent company McClatchy to debut on the Nook this week. The others are the Sacramento (Calif.) Bee, Kansas City (Mo.) Star, Charlotte (N.C.) Observer, Fort Worth (Texas) Star-Telegram, Miami Herald, Raleigh (N.C.) News & Observer, Fresno (Calif.) Bee, Tacoma (Wash.) News Tribune and Anchorage (Alaska) Daily News.