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Refinery29 makes its entry into Canada

The U.S.-based digital media company has tapped former Chatelaine EIC Carley Fortune as executive editor.

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Facebook monetizes its Stories feature

The move comes one year after sister company Instagram launched ads on a similar feature.

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More marketing tech budgets are going in-house: study

Warc and global accountancy firm Moore Stephens asserted that the trend could have “a resounding impact on the value of media-centric agencies.”

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CTV steps out with a new message for fall campaign season

The brand aims to reach the next generation of CTV viewers through a more modern look and social and digital-heavy campaign.

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Media leadership takes depth, skills and courage: roundtable

Part two of our roundtable discussion on what challenges media leaders are faced with, and how to tackle them head-on.

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This Hour Has 22 Minutes adds digital-first format

The 10-minute standalone Dailies segments will roll out exclusively on the CBC TV streaming app four times per week.

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Most programmatic payments come in late: study

A new study from Oarex Capital Markets delves into the true cost of programmatic.

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Groupe V taps into custom content to promote Rousseau

The Quebec media company promoted the second season of its program Le Show de Rousseau by tapping into the Quebec election.

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Bryan Segal to take top post at ComScore

Brent Bernie will step down from his GM post as of Jan. 1.

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Torstar purchases iPolitics

The site will continue to operate independently, while also providing content for the Star’s digital platform and daily papers.

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Pressboard hires first VP of revenue

Kevin Curtis joins Pressboard as the company sets its sights on tripling its revenue next year.

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Cluep acquired by Impact Group

The acquisition allows the marketing agency to gain access to the tech company’s AI-powered consumer intelligence and tools.

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Will the in-housing trend pivot?

A new Ipsos trend report shows how the agency and client relationship is in constant flux.

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Trader bolsters programmatic, branded content teams

National leadership consultant James Ranson says the hires signal the company’s ‘new direction,’ which includes targeting both lower- and upper-funnel purchasers.