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Apr 19, 2013 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Do you know many daily newspapers are there in Canada? Which newspaper brings in the highest readers in each province? Which media company has the highest share of the daily average circulation? 

Apr 02, 2013 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

When media companies write the paycheques for sports journalists and own the teams the journalists cover, what does this mean for journalistic integrity, independence and credibility?  

Mar 13, 2013 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Citing financial pressures and declining advertisement revenue, Pink Triangle Press is suspending publication of the popular gay magazine Fab and terminated nine Toronto-based jobs on Tuesday. Tamara Baluja reports. 

Jul 31, 2012 - Posted by Belinda Alzner

Depending on who's talking, The Huffington Post is either a partner for homegrown media or a threat to it. Now that it is launching regional editions in B.C. and Alberta, Jonathan Sas looks at the U.S. media firm's international expansion and its effect on the Canadian media ecosystem.

May 22, 2012 - Posted by Belinda Alzner

Media merger payouts are huge. Are we putting them to the best use? Michael Geist breaks down the money behind the recent mergers. 

Mar 08, 2011 - Posted by Alexandra Bosanac
There are promises to create new jobs in Western Canada when BCE Inc. takes command of CTVglobemedia next month. 
Apr 27, 2010 - Posted by Dana Lacey
Steve Anderson of OpenMedia.ca appeared before a House of Commons committee today to discuss net neutrality, media ownership and internet access. Listen to the podcast...
Mar 10, 2010 - Posted by Regan Ray
Wall Street investment firm Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is set to appeal an Ontario Court decision that approved the sale of Canwest Global Communications Corp.'s television assets to Shaw Communications Inc., The Canadian Press (CP) reports.  According to CP, Goldman...
Mar 02, 2010 - Posted by Regan Ray
Kelly Toughill Jim Shaw's purchase of Izzy Asper's old media empire should mark the start of better things for Canwest journalists, writes Kelly Toughill.
Feb 19, 2010 - Posted by Regan Ray
Just hours before Shaw Communications Inc. was about to seek court approval for its offer to buy 20 per cent equity and a controlling stake in Canwest, another bid has emerged for the company, The Globe and Mail reports. The Catalyst Capital Group-led coalition also includes Goldman Sachs Group Inc., the Asper family, John Tory, ex-CEO of Rogers' cable division and television executive Rael Merson. According to the...
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Media Ownership

It seems like everyone is wheeling and dealing in the media sector. In this section we've collected examples of these deals and explore the effects of changes in ownership. To browse through other topics of interest, visit our J-Topics section.

      

   

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