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Media leaders react to Heritage Committee recommendations

Bob Cox, Paul Godfrey and John Honderich on what the government’s role should be, whether or not the CBC makes a dent in their online ad revenue and how likely the report’s proposals are to be adopted.

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Twitter goes to the bots for its new campaign

The social media platform is using chatbots to engage users with a new campaign, while also testing the tech as a new platform feature.

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Digital gains can’t make up for print drops: Vividata

The Globe and Mail once again topped Vividata’s rankings for overall reach, but most newspapers saw declines in print audience from last quarter.

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Nearly one third of Canadians watch sports every day: study

A new study by the MTM also found that Canadians also have a significant appetite for amateur sports.

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Cara snaps up new digital partnership

The restaurant company is the inaugural digital partner of Team Snap, an online sports management tool.

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Anna Olson joins Kin Canada

The popular food creator will use digital media to reach a younger audience than her linear presence, as Corus aims to give advertisers multi-platform integration options.

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National Post stops the presses on Monday print edition

The Monday paper will still appear in digital form, but SVP Gerry Nott says the strategic decision is a “logical next step” in the transition to a more digital news landscape.

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Online video penetration flat: study

The number of Canadians watching online video hasn’t changed since 2015, although those who do watch are watching more.

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Metroland Media unveils web rebrand

The site is now optimized for mobile with a focus on story pages as the “new homepage” of local news sites.

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How two Young Lions used digital media to get millennials talking politics

Jessica Burnie and Elizabeth McPhedran harnessed chatbot technology to take a campaign from awareness to action.

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Why D’Italiano is singing a more digital tune

The bread brand has launched a live stream operatic ad, the latest in a series of promotions since becoming more digitally focused last fall.

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Notable Life taps new managing director to develop content offering

Pamela Silverstein will manage day-to-day operations and identify branded content opportunities on social channels.

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Today’s Parent targets time-starved families with new app

Editor Sasha Emmons says the app will help Today’s Parent reach a wider North American audience, which has become a priority for the magazine brand in the borderless digital world.

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The latest numbers on Canadian cord-cutters

Price lead to the biggest gap in satisfaction between pay TV and “alternative” services according to a new study from J.D. Power.

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Douglas Knight to retire from St. Joseph Media

The president is stepping down next month.