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Government invests $14.5M in community media

Mélanie Joly said the investment comes at a time when local media has “been weakened by the change in digital content consumption.”

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Le Devoir sets sights on digital growth with new hire

Richard Nguyen joins the team as director of sales and media solutions.

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ICYMI: Torstar names new SVP, Spacing creates a podcast

Plus, Amazon has brought its connected devices to Canada.

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Radio is the most trustworthy news source: study

Also, while most Canadians are concerned about “fake news,” few agree on what “fake news” actually is.

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2018 Brand of the Year: Ricardo’s recipe for success

How Ricardo Larrivée is expanding his media empire through digital platforms and smart retail.

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How newspaper closures affect local coverage: study

Public Policy Forum explores the gaps in coverage, while MiC takes a closer look at dwindling ad options.

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Print still crucial for B2B magazines: study

Readers of these publications are also more likely to be in a senior role at a company, according to research firm RKI.

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TC sees strong Q3, but still hurt by lower ad spend

A major dip in revenues was driven by the end of printing of several dailies

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Senate committee calls for changes to digital advertising rules

News Media Canada CEO John Hinds says the country’s newspaper industry is growing increasingly frustrated.

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Quebecor acquires Guide de l’auto

VP of digital content Mathieu Turbide says the acquisition was driven by a desire for more cross-platform content.

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Lise Watier makes a national play with Fashion

The St. Joseph media brand created a branded print feature, with supporting influencer content, for the beauty company’s Haute Nature product launch.

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Former Rogers director joins the Globe to helm business products

Garth Thomas will steer the direction of the company’s business suite, as the verticals become a dominant part of its growth plan.

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Interest in news is still strong: study

Although interest in news remains high, many Canadians still “don’t see the point” of paying for online news.

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Media revenue down for Rogers in Q2

Lower advertising revenue and lower Jays revenue drove the trend.

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Despite digital growth, Postmedia revenue drops 10%

President and COO Andrew MacLeod tells MiC it’s “buying time” for the business as it fights to stand out in digital.