Torstar CEO John Boynton says the initiative represents a major investment in journalism for Torstar outside of its Toronto headquarters.
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“We have reached the point where nurturing the green shoots is a better bet that propping up the gigantic, creaking, tottering timbers.”
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Operating revenue was $169.34 million in the three months ended Dec. 31, down from $188.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2016.
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In some communities, internet access is so limited municipalities can’t rely on social media as a replacement for news.
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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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Torstar and Postmedia announced a deal to swap 41 total newspapers today.
Read More Continue Reading Here are some of the 290 staff laid off today by Torstar and Postmedia
290 employees will lose jobs because of the closure of newspapers announced today by Torstar and Postmedia.
Read More Continue Reading Torstar and Postmedia swapped 41 newspapers and are closing most of them
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 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