Among the publications, a subscription which abandoned on 27 April 2009, public policy influential newspaper The New York Times and The Washington Post, as well as magazines Newsweek and Time. Access to these publications, said division of the Ministry in charge of subscriptions, staff will be able to obtain through the Internet.
By signing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is going to receive only newspapers and magazines that have no representation on the Web. In doing so, the Ministry intends to reduce the number of issued copies of such publications, and provide access to the largest number of employees. The Ministry also intends to continue to carefully consider all requests for subscriptions to their appropriateness.
The official representative of the Ministry of National Security of the U.S. Sara Kuban (Sara Kuban) confirmed the AP, that the decision on refusal of accepted subscriptions for cost savings, making it difficult to specify what the amount is at stake.
Since early 2009, two major American newspapers - Seattle Post-Intelligencer and the Rocky Mountain News - announced the move to on-line version. From March 27 stops to go in the daily newspaper and a Christian Science Monitor, also decided to focus on developing a presence on the Internet. The decision was made in connection with the losses that the publication suffered from the decline in subscriptions and retail sales, as well as reducing the demand for advertising space.