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“Crash to Paywall” doesn’t offer any new insight into shrinking newsrooms
5 years ago

“Crash to Paywall” doesn’t offer any new insight into shrinking newsrooms

By  •  Learn, Research
Brian Gorman, Crash to Paywall: Canadian Newspapers and the Great Disruption. McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015. Paperback, 320 pages, $32.95. By Marc Edge Looking for insight into the ongoing crisis in newspapering by reading news reports and commentary has been fruitless…
Postmedia’s promises prove practically worthless
5 years ago

Postmedia’s promises prove practically worthless

By  •  Commentary
By Marc Edge And so the Great Canadian Newspaper Roll-up has begun. This was predictable once the Competition Bureau rubber-stamped Postmedia Network’s $316-million takeover of Sun Media last year. As a result, Postmedia now publishes 37.4 per cent of Canadian…