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Will nonprofit journalism rules now on the books help news organizations in Canada?
1 month ago

Will nonprofit journalism rules now on the books help news organizations in Canada?

Long-awaited updates now offer path for news media to issue tax receipts to donors. But the road to philanthropic journalism is paved with Canada Revenue Agency rules, uncertainty about Canadians’ willingness to give
What’s happening to the street beat?
2 months ago

What’s happening to the street beat?

Adjusting to new COVID-19 realities around physical distancing and an increasingly cashless economy, street papers across Canada are adapting to continue publishing and keep vendors at work
Postmedia revenue down more than 25% amid COVID-19 advertising pullback
2 months ago

Postmedia revenue down more than 25% amid COVID-19 advertising pullback

The owner of Canada's largest newspaper chain saw its most recent quarterly revenue slashed by a quarter as advertising revenue decline accelerated amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but said it would stop a pay reduction program one month early thanks to government aid.
How Indiegraf helped launch 6 local news outlets during COVID-19
4 months ago

How Indiegraf helped launch 6 local news outlets during COVID-19

As the big newspaper chains falter, a new network of independent journalist-entrepreneurs aims to make starting a digital news outlet easy
Torstar reports $23.5-million loss as Q1 revenue falls in wake of COVID-19
5 months ago

Torstar reports $23.5-million loss as Q1 revenue falls in wake of COVID-19

Torstar Corp. lost $23.5 million in the first quarter as revenue dropped 20 per cent from the same time last year amid a decline in advertising and flyer distribution, the print and digital publisher said Wednesday.
What does it take to run a sustainable news startup?
6 months ago

What does it take to run a sustainable news startup?

Canada has seen a sharp increase in the number of media startups in the last few years. Here’s how four have managed to sustain themselves
What happened to the Toronto Star’s arts section?
7 months ago

What happened to the Toronto Star’s arts section?

As original coverage is increasingly replaced with U.S. wire copy, gaps in local cultural reporting belie a worrying trend
Torstar suspends dividend until at least late 2020, stock plunges
11 months ago

Torstar suspends dividend until at least late 2020, stock plunges

By David Paddon, The Canadian Press Shares in Torstar Corp. plunged after the company reported a larger-than-expected loss and suspended its quarterly dividend, setting in motion a mechanism that could shift the balance of power among the company’s shareholders. The…
The Logic’s David Skok on its new partnership with Postmedia
1 year ago

The Logic’s David Skok on its new partnership with Postmedia

What’s next for the year-old journalism startup having established itself as a major new player and now, taken on a strategic investment
Morale described as ‘grim’ at Globe and Mail newsroom in lead-up to voluntary buyout offer
1 year ago

Morale described as ‘grim’ at Globe and Mail newsroom in lead-up to voluntary buyout offer

The paper will cut $10-million in labour costs, publisher told staff, and employees can accept voluntary package until May 29