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Postmedia meets with mayors about Sun Media acquisitions
4 years ago

Postmedia meets with mayors about Sun Media acquisitions

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Holding municipal meetings in cities where Postmedia hopes to own two dailies each is “fairly common practice in transactions like this.”
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Tax tips for freelancers

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One of the first things to figure out is whether the work you do makes you an employee or freelancer in the eyes of the government.
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Up Here and Up Here Business magazines will merge in January
4 years ago

Up Here and Up Here Business magazines will merge in January

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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
4 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
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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
5 years ago

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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