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Instead of mourning local news, try paying for it
1 week ago

Instead of mourning local news, try paying for it

Canadians often mourn the loss of their local newspaper. But there’s a disconnect, because few Canadians actually pay for a local news subscription.
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Saying goodbye to Northumberland Today
2 weeks ago

Saying goodbye to Northumberland Today

Northumberland Today was among the papers sold to Torstar by Postmedia and immediately shuttered.
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Memo: Toronto Star editor Michael Cooke on Star Touch closure
6 months ago

Memo: Toronto Star editor Michael Cooke on Star Touch closure

By  •  News, Memos

The following memo was sent to Toronto Star staff on June 26, 2017 from Michael Cooke, editor.

By now you will have read CEO+Publisher John Boynton’s email.

The… Continue Reading Memo: Toronto Star editor Michael Cooke on Star Touch closure

Memo: John Boynton named Torstar President and CEO and Toronto Star Publisher
9 months ago

Memo: John Boynton named Torstar President and CEO and Toronto Star Publisher

By  •  News, Memos

The following memo was sent to Torstar staff on Mar. 3, 2017, from John Honderich, Chair, Torstar. 

I am pleased to announce that John Boynton has been named today… Continue Reading Memo: John Boynton named Torstar President and CEO and Toronto Star Publisher

‘Reflect hard’ on Star Touch, outgoing CEO says
10 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

Torstar’s Q2 loss rises to $23.9 million
1 year ago

Torstar’s Q2 loss rises to $23.9 million

By The Canadian Press

Torstar Corp. said Wednesday it saw its second-quarter loss swell as it incurred expenses related to its acquisition of VerticalScope last year and the closure of… Continue Reading Torstar’s Q2 loss rises to $23.9 million

Torstar CEO David Holland to retire after 30 years with company
1 year ago

Torstar CEO David Holland to retire after 30 years with company

By The Canadian Press

The roles of president and CEO of Torstar Corp. and publisher of the Toronto Star will be amalgamated into one position, the company said Wednesday as… Continue Reading Torstar CEO David Holland to retire after 30 years with company

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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