Digital

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Global gets into daily podcast market

The new series Wait, There’s More aims to buck several podcasting trends.

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Francophones lagging in podcast adoption

MTM survey finds lack of French-language content may be to blame.

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Jungle Creations comes to Canada

The social-first content studio is working directly with brands, as well as media agencies.

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KO Media to take ownership of Elle brands

Acquisition said to ‘diversify’ Montreal-based company’s offerings that include VÉRO, di Stasio, Édition Papier and K pour Katrine.

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Why Initiative held its own ‘reverse upfront’

Agency president Helen Galanis on empowering media companies to be the experts, the right way to approach data and how to take the disruptors out of the equation.

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MiC Roundtable: Buying in context

Our experts go beyond the studies and discuss what’s really working, what mediums are becoming more efficient and how transactions are changing.

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ICYMI: Facebook updates ad policies, FEPE International rebrands

Plus, Stingray Radio Inc. enters the Welland radio market with the purchase of Giant FM and Country 89.

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MiC Roundtable: On valuing audiences and defining ‘premium’

New players, new opportunities, new problems – see what our experts had to say about the wild world of media.

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CTV to cut jobs in digital restructure

Some existing jobs will be eliminated, but a number of new positions will be filled to support a digital focus.

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Broadsign acquires Campsite

The OOH marketing platform says the move will streamline programmatic solutions and provide buyers with more inventory.

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MiC Roundtable: The impact of the disruptors

Industry leaders on the pressure to prove ROI, the disruptors that are changing the game and the need for platforms to be “less Canadian” in their approach.

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Globe to cut staff to save $10M

Employees have been offered voluntary buyouts, which will be followed by layoffs if targets are not met.

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Media sets a record for Cineplex in Q1

Theatre attendance was down, but the exhibition company still saw a slight lift in revenue from pre-show ads.

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Torstar revenue continues to decline

Revenue declined by 11% overall as print remains a challenge, but digital subscribers are up.

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HuffPost Canada overhauls blog platform, adds new sections

Changes as much a response to drive engagement, dialogue as to amplify underrepresented voices.