Digital

Toronto Star

Subscriptions up, but ad rev down at Torstar

The company ended the year with just under 10,000 paid digital subscribers.

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Former HuffPost Quebec EiC joins the e-sports biz

The addition of Patrick White to Jeux.ca signals the company’s desire to broaden the reach of e-sports content among French Canadians.

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Adglow taps former Oath director to head Canadian office

The adtech company is looking to grow its current Canadian footprint.

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Horizon Media Canada: One year in

Kevin Kivi and Bill Koenigsberg on what what’s fueling growth and what’s next.

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TVA confirms layoffs at multiple publications

Operations for Canadian Living, Style at Home and Elle Canada will continue, but the former two will move to Montreal.

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Nokia to launch branded Canadian docuseries

The telco’s series will explore the societal impact of 5G networks, artificial intelligence and automation.

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Yellow Pages’ revenue decreases 30%

Although the company has shed its agency segment, revenue still declined in other areas.

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The Globe relaunches Globe Advisor

With a new editor at the helm, the B2B publication has updated its news offering and its industry tools.

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Media revenues, theatre attendance down for Cineplex in Q4

Patrons are spending more money at the box office and concessions, but there’s been a slight decrease in ticket sales.

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Seniors aren’t into smartphones, but still use Facebook frequently

The MTM’s latest report shows that seniors are still big media consumers, even if they don’t own all the same devices as their younger counterparts.

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Is a focus on breaking news hurting Canadians’ trust?

Edelman’s new Trust Barometer shows Canadians want to hear more from subject matter experts, but fear news outlets focus too much on audience size.

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ChizComm gets into media buying with new acquisition

The kids-focused marketing company is looking to increase its TV planning and buying expertise as youth media consumption changes.

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Millennials: All about mobile, but still tuned into TV

The MTM’s latest study shows an at-times distinct divide between Gen Y and Gen Z.

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Quebecor adds a new programmatic lead

Jean-Sébastien Prénovost will assume the newly created position, which manages strategy and marketing for the media company’s programmatic solutions.

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Isobar lays out its 2019 media predictions

From influencer ROI concerns to the aging up of Facebook, the Dentsu Aegis Network agency dives into the biggest changes we’re likely to see this year.