Why Join PRIME?
Josh Marshall, Editor & Publisher
Josh Marshall, Editor and Publisher

Prime is the complete TPM experience. It brings you inside the newsroom with exclusive insights, updates and analysis behind the headlines and the bylines. In addition to exclusive content, members get access to our members-only forum, full RSS feeds and TPM with 75% fewer ads. You also get site features exclusively for members, like the ability to bookmark stories and a guide to what has been added since your last visit. Prime membership makes TPM’s independent journalism possible. Join us today.

What is Prime?

TPM Prime is membership program designed to give readers more. It is a deeper layer of TPM providing additional content and a better TPM experience overall.

  • Exclusive, members-only content.
  • The Hive – our members-only forums.
  • A premium layout with 75% fewer ads on desktop.
  • No ads on mobile.
  • Bookmarks – Want to read something but don’t have time? Save it for later in a personalized folder.
  • New to You – Visit the site and need a quick glance at what’s been posted since your last visit? We have you covered.
  • Full-text RSS feeds.
  • The satisfaction of knowing you are DIRECTLY supporting independent, fearless journalism at a time when we need it MORE THAN EVER.
What if I can’t afford Prime?

We do offer alternatives for TPM readers who are experiencing financial difficulties but still would like to contribute and experience Prime.

  • Qualified applicants can apply for credit memberships and receive a free year’s worth of Prime with all the benefits of a regular membership.
  • Credit Memberships are given based on limited availability per month.
Does TPM offer discounted Prime memberships to students?

Yes! Currently enrolled students are free to apply for a FIN membership.

  • Qualified applicants can apply for a FIN membership and receive a free year’s worth of Prime with all the benefits of a regular membership.