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About Marc Edge

Marc Edge is a professor of media and communication at University Canada West, in Vancouver, and the author of Greatly Exaggerated: The Myth of the Death of Newspapers (Vancouver: New Star Books, 2014).

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“Crash to Paywall” doesn’t offer any new insight into shrinking newsrooms
2 years ago

“Crash to Paywall” doesn’t offer any new insight into shrinking newsrooms

By  •  Learn, Research

Brian Gorman, Crash to Paywall: Canadian Newspapers and the Great Disruption. McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015. Paperback, 320 pages, $32.95.

By Marc Edge

Looking for insight into the ongoing crisis in… Continue Reading “Crash to Paywall” doesn’t offer any new insight into shrinking newsrooms

Postmedia’s promises prove practically worthless
2 years ago

Postmedia’s promises prove practically worthless

By  •  Commentary

By Marc Edge

And so the Great Canadian Newspaper Roll-up has begun.

This was predictable once the Competition Bureau rubber-stamped Postmedia Network’s $316-million takeover of Sun Media last year. As… Continue Reading Postmedia’s promises prove practically worthless