Columbus Dispatch

Columbus Dispatch

By GateHouse Media, Inc.

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2016-01-13
  • Current IOS App Version: 5.5
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 36.10 MB
  • IOS App Developer: GateHouse Media, Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Score: 2.5
From 344 IOS App Ratings


The Columbus Dispatch app is your link to Ohio's best digital news source, with breaking news, the latest scores and comprehensive coverage of central Ohio. Follow the Ohio State Buckeyes, the Columbus Blue Jackets and other top sports teams. Find the stories, photos and videos you want, anywhere you go, and share your favorite content by Facebook, Twitter and email. The Columbus Dispatch app is free to download, and all users can access a sampling of articles per month. Subscribers get full access to all content in-app, plus unlimited access to and the electronic replica of the newspaper with a digital subscription. Subscribe now for 99¢ for the first month!* Digital Subscription Options: • Monthly Renewal - unlimited digital access for 99¢ for the first month renewing at $7.99 per month. Cancel anytime. • Annual Renewal - unlimited digital access for $39.99 per year. Cancel anytime. Your payment will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase. Your subscription will automatically renew each month or year 24-hours before the end of the current period, and your credit card will be charged through your iTunes account unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. You can turn off auto-renew at any time from your iTunes account settings. Privacy Policy: Terms of Service: * Promotional offers for new subscribers only. Smartphone and tablet apps are not supported on all devices. Prices shown are in U.S. dollars. Other restrictions apply.



  • Truly AWFUL App And Tech Support

    By schlimo
    I am a digital subscriber. Half the time the app tells me that “my quota” of articles read has been reached!!! No one answers the help line even though the voicemail prompt tells the caller,”Please wait until the next support person comes on the line.” Hint: they never do. Like the previous writer, I would have dumped them months ago were it not the only source of local news. I still may dump them. This is completely unacceptable service. Sloppy, inattentive, and BAD business practice.
  • Worthless and Frustrating

    By Anonymous1000001
    My login that I have had for a while doesn’t register my subscription that I have had for multiple years and the app jumps just when I find a story to read. Based on other reviews I have read I don’t understand why these issues haven’t been fixed! The monthly subscription is a lot of money and I can’t even get my paper delivered around the same time consistently. I get more emails saying my paper may be late when no major story is pending. Get your act together or sell the paper to a company that cares about their customer!!
  • complete garbage

    By jeftay
    The Columbus Dispatch should be ashamed of this poor excuse for a news app.
  • E-edition not working after latest update.

    By Lremenyi
  • Worthless

    By buckeyebabe
    Paper is a rag and the app is even worse. Zero customer service; can’t even access articles. I wish I could give zero stars.
  • Randomly Jumps

    By KCCBus
    When reading headlines, the app will randomly scroll down the page. This makes it really tough to read and is incredibly frustrating.
  • Good content, awful app.

    By hfklerjjs
    The way ads pop up makes the app practically unusable. It will pop up while you are reading a story or looking at the different articles available to read and all of a sudden the content in the article has moved causing you to have to go back up to find where you were.
  • App is not working!

    By Thikku
    Unable to login for several days now.
  • Like reading in a paper in a windstorm

    By CBus Wayne
    I’m not sure what is wrong with this app that constantly causes content to jump around while scrolling through headlines. One second you see a story only to be whipped far down the screen. This leaves the user scrolling back up to find there previous place. Based upon my experience and other reviews, it seems that it’s time to hire a new developer.
  • Blame Gatehouse Media for the problems

    By Quantumpanda
    Gatehouse Media is the worst thing that ever happened to The Columbus Dispatch. Editorially and journalistically, it’s still a great paper, but both the print and electronic versions have suffered from disastrous technical problems since the acquisition. Add to that the abysmal customer service department—you can’t even call and talk to a representative after noon (!)—and it’s becoming increasingly difficult to justify continuing my subscription. If it weren’t the only viable source for local news in Columbus (the TV stations’ web coverage is even spottier than their broadcasts), I’d have dropped my subscription long ago.