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What the death of local news means for the federal election
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
Rogers Media publishing arm sold to St. Joseph
1 year ago

Rogers Media publishing arm sold to St. Joseph

In a deal expected to close in April 2019, print brands Maclean’s, Chatelaine and digital Flare will migrate to Canada’s largest private media company
Changes come to one of Atlantic Canada’s largest media companies
1 year ago

Changes come to one of Atlantic Canada’s largest media companies

Since Feb. 19, SaltWire Network has announced paywalls, wire service switchups and the upcoming sale of several company buildings
Facebook Canada announces $2.5-million investment in Canadian news industry
1 year ago

Facebook Canada announces $2.5-million investment in Canadian news industry

The social media giant pledges funds to launch a Local News Accelerator
Why one student paper is is taking on the business beat
1 year ago

Why one student paper is is taking on the business beat

The Varsity’s reporters have found no shortage of business stories to cover at the University of Toronto. Will other student papers follow their lead?
The Pointer launches for Brampton readers
2 years ago

The Pointer launches for Brampton readers

“In a city with 700,000 people, roughly, (and) only one (English-language print) media outlet, it leaves a big space for others to come in:” Joel Wittenbel.
Over 250 Canadian news media outlets have closed in the last 10 years
2 years ago

Over 250 Canadian news media outlets have closed in the last 10 years

According to data collected by the Local News Research Project, a majority of closures have been community papers.