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What does it take to run a sustainable news startup?
12 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?
12 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
1 year 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
2 years 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
2 years 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  
Torstar reports $7.4M loss in first quarter, revenue down from a year ago
2 years ago

Torstar reports $7.4M loss in first quarter, revenue down from a year ago

Torstar Corp. reported a smaller first-quarter loss than a year ago as revenue declined.
What the death of local news means for the federal election
2 years ago

What the death of local news means for the federal election

In the absence of media scrutiny, politicians have started to spin their own stories
Postmedia posts bigger Q2 loss as revenue from print operations continues decline
2 years ago

Postmedia posts bigger Q2 loss as revenue from print operations continues decline

Postmedia Network Canada Corp. says it lost nearly $5.1 million in the second quarter as its revenue dropped 7.5 per cent compared with last year as a result of shifting advertising and circulation patterns. The owner of the National Post…
25 laid off at Red Deer Advocate
2 years ago

25 laid off at Red Deer Advocate

The news comes as Black Press Ltd. closes newspaper’s pressroom and mailroom
A Calgary radio station sets the standard for community fundraising
2 years ago

A Calgary radio station sets the standard for community fundraising

By  •  Business, Feature
As campus radio stations struggle with new financial realities, CJSW’s success offers its peers a model to replicate