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Postmedia reduces quarterly losses but revenue declines by 13.5 per cent
7 months ago

Postmedia reduces quarterly losses but revenue declines by 13.5 per cent

The Toronto-based owner of the National Post and other newspapers says it had a loss for the quarter ended Feb. 28 of $26.5 million or 28 cents per share

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Local sports coverage gets the axe at several CTV stations
7 months ago

Local sports coverage gets the axe at several CTV stations

By  •  News, Business

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

CTV News has cut local sports coverage in several markets.

Howard Law, media industry director for Unifor, the union representing CTV workers… Continue Reading Local sports coverage gets the axe at several CTV stations

Postmedia cuts non-unionized staff benefits
8 months ago

Postmedia cuts non-unionized staff benefits

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

Postmedia has made substantial cuts to non-unionized employee benefits, including axing its employment assistance program and eliminating maternity and parental leave top-up payments.

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Global News Social Media Editor: Complex stories should be packaged in way that connects with audience
8 months ago

Global News Social Media Editor: Complex stories should be packaged in way that connects with audience

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By Jasmine Bala for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre website

While newsrooms benefit from online analytics that help journalists understand what audiences want and how to package stories, this data… Continue Reading Global News Social Media Editor: Complex stories should be packaged in way that connects with audience

‘Reflect hard’ on Star Touch, outgoing CEO says
8 months ago

‘Reflect hard’ on Star Touch, outgoing CEO says

By The Canadian Press

The outgoing CEO of Torstar says his replacement will have to review how much more money to invest in Star Touch, the Toronto Star’s tablet edition… Continue Reading ‘Reflect hard’ on Star Touch, outgoing CEO says

Postmedia issues layoff notices
9 months ago

Postmedia issues layoff notices

Union says nine layoff notices issued at Montreal Gazette; six at Ottawa Citizen.

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