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Facebook dials back third-party apps’ data access

CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company is rethinking how it views apps as developers see access to user data restricted.

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Corus posts mostly flat revenue, profit in Q2 financials

TV advertising revenue decreased year-over-year, but radio dollars saw an increase.

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Snapchat debuts group chat as user backlash continues

Snapchat has rolled out a steady stream of new features in an effort to win back users

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ICYMI: Facebook spikes third-party data targeting

Plus, Bell Media Studios buys Pinewood Toronto.

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ICYMI: Four new originals from Corus

Plus, Instagram changes its feed (again) and Birks partners with a mobile app to grow in the Chinese market.

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ICYMI: A Raptors record on Sportsnet, programming news at CBC

Plus, a new addition to COMMB and an expansion of Pressboard’s offerings.

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Postmedia, Torstar investigated for ‘anti-competitive conduct’

A warrant was served at Postmedia’s Toronto office Monday as its 41-newspaper deal goes under the microscope.

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TVA’s broadcast dollars up, but magazines are down

The company’s French language magazines showed readership gains.

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MKTG names Matthew Logue president

S&E founder Brian Cooper will stay on as CEO of the agency he’s steered for a decade.

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AcuityAds sees increased revenues in 2017

The Toronto-based self-serve programmatic platform sees continued growth in the U.S., but reports a loss for 2017.

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Committee recommends opt-in changes for PIPEDA

Industry groups are poring over 19 proposed changes to online privacy and data collection rules.

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Federal budget offers little to print media

The CMF gets a bump, but a $50-million pledge to support local journalism is received with indifference by print media.

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ICYMI: The Launch goes global

Plus, new stand-up specials are coming to Crave, and Sportsnet bolsters its radio talent.

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Cossette Media defends Quebec government account

The CSPQ again names the agency as the official steward of its $260 million media buying operations.

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ICYMI: Restructuring leads to 80 job losses at Global

Plus, CSA hosts announced, and a new chatbot tool from Adobe.