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Up Here and Up Here Business magazines will merge in January
3 years ago

Up Here and Up Here Business magazines will merge in January

The two titles already shared some content and advertisers, says publisher. The magazine will add new stringers in Yukon and Nunavut.
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Updated: Postmedia to buy Sun Media English papers for $316 million
3 years ago

Updated: Postmedia to buy Sun Media English papers for $316 million

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Postmedia Network has struck a $316-million deal with Quebecor to purchase 175 Sun Media English-language newspapers and digital properties.
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Globe launches pilot native advertising project
4 years ago

Globe launches pilot native advertising project

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The Globe and Mail is launching a 90-day advertising project for General Electric on its desktop and mobile websites starting April 16. 

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Canadian Jewish News redesigns print edition
4 years ago

Canadian Jewish News redesigns print edition

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The independent Jewish newspaper—which resumed publication in August after a public campaign to save it—made a comeback with increased subscription costs and an upheaval in staff. And now the newspaper is undergoing a major redesign for the first time in 30 years, says editor-in-chief Yoni Goldstein. 
 

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Glacier Media merges Alaska Highway News and Dawson Creek Daily News
4 years ago

Glacier Media merges Alaska Highway News and Dawson Creek Daily News

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Glacier Media is merging Dawson Creek Daily News, one of its B.C. publications, into the Alaska Highway News on Feb. 3. 

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Postmedia revenue down 8 per cent in first quarter
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Postmedia revenue down 8 per cent in first quarter

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Postmedia Network ended its first quarter with an $11.8-million net loss, a decrease of 8.4 per cent compared to the same period the previous year. 

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Kamloops This Week increases publishing frequency after competitor announces closure

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Following the announcement that its competitor, Kamloops Daily News, is shutting down within 60 days, the publisher of Kamloops This Week says it will increase its publishing frequency

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Why sustaining an advertising-driven business model is difficult for community newspapers

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Where once a local business owner might support a community newspaper, those crucial advertising decisions are now being made in corporate offices located in larger urban centres, not locally. Innovation editor Rob Washburn reports in this three-part series on the value of community journalism.

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Sun Media sells 74 Quebec weeklies for $75 million to TC Transcontinental

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One day after announcing 200 layoffs, Sun Media has sold 74 Quebec dailies to Transcontinental for $75 million. The deal, which is subject to approval from the Competition Bureau, was announced Thursday and will add approximately $20 million to TC Transcontinental's operating income before amortization. While the transaction is under review, Sun Media will continue publishing the weeklies and keep on the 600 staff working on the papers.

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Black Press shuts down Abbotsford/Mission Times

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Black Press Media has shut down the Abbotsford/Mission Times, a little more than a month after purchasing the B.C. paper from Glacier Media. 

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