Using new platforms in old ways doesn’t equal innovation
Tom Goodwin, head of innovation at Zenith, says the industry needs to start using technology in the same way that people do in order to resonate.
ICYMI: History buzzes with Bud Dynasty, jobs saved at Vancouver Sun
In case you missed it: A banner year for The Walrus and L’Actualité, a new feature on Facebook messenger and new agreement for the Vancouver Sun.
More Transcontinental titles up for sale
A total of 93 newspapers have been put up for sale, mostly from Quebec.
Rogers posts media gains in Q1
The telco also posted a 6% bump in overall profits, thanks in part to $26 million gain in its media business.
We’re on the hunt for artistic philanthropists
Want to donate the brilliant output of your side project labours and reap Stimulant fame?
Corus rebrands client marketing division
One year after acquiring Shaw Media, VP Barb McKergow gives details on the division’s new name.
ICYMI: New Rogers CEO starts next week, Lyne Robitaille to lead magazines at TVA
In case you missed it: Joe Natale is starting at Rogers next Wednesday, Lyne Robitaille is adding supervision of TVA Publications to her role and Arlene Dickinson is returning to Dragons’ Den.
Reitmans launches media RFP
The retailer last reviewed its media agency partner in 2013.
ICYMI: Touche stands alone on Warc’s agency list, Facebook takes aim at fake news
In case you missed it: Facebook uses education to take down fake news, Bell Media could take the “Hockey Theme” overseas and more.
Blue Ant Media and Shed Creative partner to launch new music offering
Called A.Side, the multi-platform media brand will be focused on music-loving female millennials.
Mitch Dent becomes ad sales lead at Blue Ant Media Solutions
The former Rogers Media VP has moved to the company.
ICYMI: The Olympics are returning to Snapchat; Postmedia launches pro-journalism campaign
In Case You Missed It: A new campaign for Postmedia, a new look for Golf Canada, a new way to watch the 2018 Olympics and a new charitable campaign from Corus.
How BMO found its millennial sweet spot with Vice Media
One of the bank’s top marketers offers a look at how its partnership with Vice Money came to life.
Graham Moysey leaving AOL
The head of international has been based out of London since 2014.
NHL announces long-term plans for Chinese market development
The hockey league is beginning the strategy in the market with two pre-season games this September.