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Torstar cutting 11 full-time, 10 part-time staff at StarMetro in Toronto
3 weeks ago

Torstar cutting 11 full-time, 10 part-time staff at StarMetro in Toronto

Torstar Corp. will lay off 21 staff at its StarMetro office in Toronto as part of a shift of production operations to nearby Hamilton.

The cuts include nine… Continue Reading Torstar cutting 11 full-time, 10 part-time staff at StarMetro in Toronto

Postmedia to close more local newspapers, cut staff cost by 10 per cent
4 weeks ago

Postmedia to close more local newspapers, cut staff cost by 10 per cent

Postmedia Network Inc. will close six small town newspapers and cease print publication of four more, as well cut about 10 per cent of its workforce across the newspaper chain.
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La Presse to go not-for-profit, if Quebec repeals provision of act
2 months ago

La Presse to go not-for-profit, if Quebec repeals provision of act

Under the new structure, La Presse will use operational profits, any government assistance and donor funds to serve its goal of producing high-quality reporting.
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Torstar plans further transformation amid tough print advertising market: CEO
3 months ago

Torstar plans further transformation amid tough print advertising market: CEO

Revenue for the quarter totalled nearly $129 million, down from $138.7 million a year ago, although direct comparisons year-over-year were complicated by a number of factors.
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Postmedia Q2 loss falls as cost-cutting, tax credit offset lower revenue
3 months ago

Postmedia Q2 loss falls as cost-cutting, tax credit offset lower revenue

Postmedia executive chairman Paul Godfrey said in a statement that the revenue declines from its legacy business had slowed and there were “positive signs” from its digital advertising initiatives.
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Torstar hiring 20 reporters as it rebrands, revamps Metro newspapers
4 months ago

Torstar hiring 20 reporters as it rebrands, revamps Metro newspapers

Torstar CEO John Boynton says the initiative represents a major investment in journalism for Torstar outside of its Toronto headquarters.
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Torstar reports Q4 profit as cost-cutting offsets impact of lower revenue
5 months ago

Torstar reports Q4 profit as cost-cutting offsets impact of lower revenue

Operating revenue was $169.34 million in the three months ended Dec. 31, down from $188.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2016.
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Laws must change, politician says after N.L. man acquitted of FHITP slur
5 months ago

Laws must change, politician says after N.L. man acquitted of FHITP slur

By  •  News, Law, Labour

JOHN’S, N.L. — A Newfoundland politician is hoping to change provincial harassment laws following the acquittal of a man who hurled sexual obscenities at a female TV reporter in St.… Continue Reading Laws must change, politician says after N.L. man acquitted of FHITP slur