The Globe and Mail is launching a 90-day advertising project for General Electric on its desktop and mobile websites starting April 16.
The independent Jewish newspaper—which resumed publication in August after a public campaign to save it—made a comeback with increased subscription costs and an upheaval in staff. And now the newspaper is undergoing a major redesign for the first time in 30 years, says editor-in-chief Yoni Goldstein.
Glacier Media is merging Dawson Creek Daily News, one of its B.C. publications, into the Alaska Highway News on Feb. 3.
Postmedia Network ended its first quarter with an $11.8-million net loss, a decrease of 8.4 per cent compared to the same period the previous year.
Following the announcement that its competitor, Kamloops Daily News, is shutting down within 60 days, the publisher of Kamloops This Week says it will increase its publishing frequency
Where once a local business owner might support a community newspaper, those crucial advertising decisions are now being made in corporate offices located in larger urban centres, not locally. Innovation editor Rob Washburn reports in this three-part series on the value of community journalism.
One day after announcing 200 layoffs, Sun Media has sold 74 Quebec dailies to Transcontinental for $75 million. The deal, which is subject to approval from the Competition Bureau, was announced Thursday and will add approximately $20 million to TC Transcontinental's operating income before amortization. While the transaction is under review, Sun Media will continue publishing the weeklies and keep on the 600 staff working on the papers.
Black Press Media has shut down the Abbotsford/Mission Times, a little more than a month after purchasing the B.C. paper from Glacier Media.
The fewer the media outlets, the fewer choices Canadian journalists have in terms of full-time, part-time and freelance employment. Dwayne Winseck, CMCRP director and Carleton University journalism professor, said the content produced by journalists is being undervalued as consolidation through acquisition puts media companies in debt.
Postmedia has entered into two separate print outsourcing agreements: one with TC Transcontinental Printing for the production of the Vancouver Sun and with Black Press for the production of The Province, when its current facility closes in 2015.