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Torstar loss soars to $53.5 million as revenue falls, expenses rise
2 years ago

Torstar loss soars to $53.5 million as revenue falls, expenses rise

Torstar recorded extra expenses related to its transition towards more digital media and revenue fell at its traditional newspaper businesses.
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Union files with labour board to represent Vice Canada workers
2 years ago

Union files with labour board to represent Vice Canada workers

“We have a very strong majority of staff in the editorial and several other departments:” CMG president.
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Journalism startups carve out niches for themselves in Canada
3 years ago

Journalism startups carve out niches for themselves in Canada

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By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

A frequent lament among Canadian journalists is that we don’t have the same vibrant media culture as our American neighbours. There is no Canadian ProPublica,… Continue Reading Journalism startups carve out niches for themselves in Canada

Seven of Metro Toronto’s unionized editorial staff were laid off in March
3 years ago

Seven of Metro Toronto’s unionized editorial staff were laid off in March

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By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

Metro Toronto’s newsroom is now a little smaller.

Layoffs of seven unionized editorial staff members were announced on Mar. 8, Bob Hepburn, the director of… Continue Reading Seven of Metro Toronto’s unionized editorial staff were laid off in March

Why does Black Press buy and then close small BC papers?
3 years ago

Why does Black Press buy and then close small BC papers?

By  •  Business

This story was funded by the J-Source Patreon campaign.

By Megan Devlin

Eric Plummer, editor of the Alberni Valley Times, remembers the day last September when two representatives from Black… Continue Reading Why does Black Press buy and then close small BC papers?

Torstar Reports $234.5 Million Loss For Q4
3 years ago

Torstar Reports $234.5 Million Loss For Q4

By  •  Business

Torstar Corp. is reporting a $234.5-million loss for the fourth quarter, mostly as a result of writing down the value of its newspaper businesses.
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Postmedia’s Godfrey on cuts, compensation and cufflinks
3 years ago

Postmedia’s Godfrey on cuts, compensation and cufflinks

Postmedia CEO Paul Godfrey sat down with The Canadian Press for an extensive interview. Here are five things he had to say on cuts, compensation and cufflinks.
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Rogers Media to cut 200 jobs, 4% of total
3 years ago

Rogers Media to cut 200 jobs, 4% of total

A memo to Rogers Media staff says the job cuts will begin in February and will conclude as soon as possible.
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Guelph Mercury ends print edition
3 years ago

Guelph Mercury ends print edition

By  •  News, Business

26 people laid off from 149-year-old daily newspaper serving Guelph area.
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