Articles Tagged ‘Rogers Media’

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Torstar, other pubs hedge bets on Apple News Plus

The legacy media company, as well as St. Joseph Communications, Corus Entertainment, Bell Media and others, are part of Apple’s new subscription product.

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St. Joseph’s CEO on what’s next for Maclean’s, Chatelaine and more

Tony Gagliano talks about his game plan for the near (and distant) future.

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St. Joseph acquires Rogers Media’s magazine titles

The Toronto-based company says it will make job offers to all of Rogers’ current publishing staff.

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CTV, City partner on music special

Besides a simulcast on CTV2 and Citytv, the one-hour performance, bublé!, will also be streamed on Crave.

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Sportsnet Radio adds a new morning host

Format director Dave Cadeau says the station is aiming for inclusivity and to make all fans, even casual ones, feel included.

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Bart Yabsley steps into president’s chair at Sportsnet

The appointment comes five months after former Sportsnet president Scott Moore left the role.

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ICYMI: BuzzFeed Canada unionizing

Plus, BBC’s Life Below Zero is coming to Canada and more.

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Grammys overnights drop by 17%

Views in the U.S. were stable, but even a win by Drake couldn’t help Canada.

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ICYMI: Shopify’s new platform, Chatelaine’s new EIC

Plus, all the details for the All Stars Weekend broadcast.

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Rogers grows its media, overall revenue in Q4

Despite various cost efficiencies during the quarter, media expenditures were also up.

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RateHub acquires MoneySense from Rogers

The ad-supported sites will continue to operate separately, with MoneySense courting an older, more news-oriented audience.

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Mandatory carriage not a given, says CRTC chair

As four applicants vie to provide a new must-carry multi-ethnic TV service, chair Ian Scott emphasizes that mandatory distribution “is a privilege.”

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Former Rogers Media exec Leslie Sole dies

Sole oversaw the expansion of Citytv, OMNI and Rogers’ specialty portfolio during his 25 years with the company.

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Scott Moore on sports, balance and ‘storming the castle’

The outgoing Sportsnet president helped build the network into a specialty behemoth. Now, he says, it’s time to step back.

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Sportsnet plays hardball, acquires Vancouver Canadians

Despite a saturated market, Sportsnet 650 program director Craig MacEwen says the station is on the rise.