How much is a subscription?

The third paragraph gives two contradictory prices for a subscription, one knut and five knuts, with no references. Clarification or deletion of one needs to occur. One knut a day or five a week maybe? The only mention of this that I remember is the delivery that found Hagrid at Hut-on-the-Rock, The Sea, in book 1. I don't have my books handy at the moment; as I recall, Harry had to fish either three or five knuts out of Hagrid's deep coat pockets and put it in a pouch on the owl's leg. It was Harry's first exposure to organised magical culture, post owls, and wizard money. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Elender Rambo (talkcontribs).

Yes, in the first book it was 5 knuts, the owl kept pecking at Hagrid's coat until it was paid. In the 5th book (I believe), Hermione received the Daily Prophet and gave the owl 1 knut. As far as I know, there is no other mentions throughout the series as to the price of the Daily Prophet nor is there any explination as to the price difference. 20:07, February 21, 2012 (UTC)

Perhaps Hagrid didn't always get the paper and so he wasn't paying a subscription rate. Or the rate had changed over time. ProfessorTofty 22:02, February 21, 2012 (UTC)


This article says the Prophet was de-corrupted under Shacklebolt, using the newsletters as reference, while the Pottermore entry maintains that the newspaper continued being slanderous and biased. It's possible the Pottermore entries vary in when they're set (as in, the upcoming Quidditch article is set later than the newspaper article from last update), but I personally doubt that, and think that with Rita still writing, the Prophet remained as bigoted as ever. --Hunnie Bunn (talk) 20:54, March 15, 2014 (UTC)