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Rogers Media publishing arm sold to St. Joseph
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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.
Ryerson and Facebook Digital News Innovation Challenge awards $100,000 to five startups
2 years ago

Ryerson and Facebook Digital News Innovation Challenge awards $100,000 to five startups

Among the winners is an app that lets people make micro-podcasts and a sports newsletter aimed at women.
Politico Pro tests Canadian market with new newsletter offering
2 years ago

Politico Pro tests Canadian market with new newsletter offering

“There are now three full time Canadian reporters — print reporters — on the ground in Washington. We have 250 reporters at Politico”: Luiza Ch. Savage.
Refinery29 to launch in Canada in October
2 years ago

Refinery29 to launch in Canada in October

Former Chatelaine editor-in-chief Carley Fortune will lead the Canadian edition.
Torstar Corp. buying Ottawa-based political news website iPolitics Inc.
2 years ago

Torstar Corp. buying Ottawa-based political news website iPolitics Inc.

Torstar says the Toronto Star and iPolitics will maintain separate bureaus in Ottawa.