Articles Tagged ‘John Cruickshank’

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ICYMI: The Star paywall goes back up

Plus, CBC says goodbye to ‘fake news’ with the cancellation of This is That.

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TorStar’s David Holland announces retirement

The publishing company is taking the opportunity to cut costs at the highest level following the back-to-back departure of two of his top-level execs.

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TorStar reports increased Q1 losses

Falling ad revenues, increased digital investment and restructuring costs were responsible for ballooning quarterly losses.

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John Cruickshank stepping down at Toronto Star

The paper’s publisher tells MiC about his decision to leave, paving the way for a new generation of leadership.

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Star Touch hits 200K

The app is averaging 45,000 user sessions on weekdays, according to an update from publisher John Cruickshank.

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Weak print landscape means more cuts at Star

The Toronto Star has let go of 28 people in the newsroom and circulation departments as it announces the introduction of a voluntary separation program.

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Toronto Star’s tablet edition lands on Android devices

Having reached a 100,000-downloads milestone, Star Touch is now available for wider downloads.

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Star Touch announces download milestone

Publisher John Cruickshank announces the app is well on the way to reaching its 2016 goals.

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La Presse to cease weekday print edition

The move is effective at the end of 2015, as is the absorption of Olive Media into Toronto Star and La Presse operations.

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The Star’s new app touches down

John Cruickshank and Carolyn Sadler on the launch of the Star Media Group’s big bet to reach younger readers.

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What Torstar learned from its paywall

Publisher John Cruickshank (pictured) on the biggest surprises from the digital strategy, and the industry reacts to the paper’s partnership with La Presse.

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Toronto Star to drop paywall in 2015

Publisher John Cruickshank also revealed plans for a partnership with La Presse on a new tablet edition.

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Metro aims to get more local

John Cruickshank, president of Star Media Group, on the mandate Cathrin Bradbury has as the title’s new EIC, and how it will be impacting the daily.

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Torstar revenue down in second quarter

Continued cost cutting allows the media corporation to post a second quarter profit despite continued losses in ad revenue.

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Small cities not working for Metro

The paper versions of the London, Regina and Saskatoon editions will stop printing this Friday, but content will continue online.