Articles Tagged ‘Torstar’

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Torstar names Claude Galipeau CRO

The former Yahoo Canada country manager will lead and manage client revenue.

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Print continues to hamper Torstar in Q2

Revenues from Vertical Scope and other digital ventures increased, but soft national advertising sales contributed to a 19% decrease in revenue.

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Star Touch to shutter next month

After missing reader and advertiser goals, Torstar will shutter its tablet app at the end of July.

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Media leaders react to Heritage Committee recommendations

Bob Cox, Paul Godfrey and John Honderich on what the government’s role should be, whether or not the CBC makes a dent in their online ad revenue and how likely the report’s proposals are to be adopted.

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Metroland Media unveils web rebrand

The site is now optimized for mobile with a focus on story pages as the “new homepage” of local news sites.

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CCAB report shows drops at most dailies

All of the country’s paid dailies save for Le Journal de Quebec saw reductions in circulation, with the biggest drop coming from the Toronto Star.

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New Torstar CEO says ‘everything is on the table’

John Boynton knows he has a lot to consider, but isn’t balking at the challenge of reconstructing the company.

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Q1 sees 110 jobs cut and $24.4 million loss for Torstar

The quarter saw revenues decline in both print and digital advertising, particularly from national advertisers.

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John Boynton named CEO of Torstar

The former Aimia and Rogers Communications chief marketer will take the reins from David Holland in March.

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Torstar posts improvements in Q4

Revenues from print advertising and subscribers continue to slide, but the media co ended 2016 with a net income rather than a loss.

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Printing plant sale leads to positive quarter for Torstar

Declining ad revenue was offset by cost reductions and the sale of its printing plant.

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ICYMI: Torstar chief’s plea to MPs, Molson Coors begins agency review

In case you missed it: John Honderich’s speech to Canadian Heritage, Molson Coors’ agency RFP and CF Eaton Centre’s new digital board(s).

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Toronto Star to give readers a caffeine jolt

Headline Coffee is the first of what’s expected to be more new startups from the media co as it seeks new revenue streams.

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ICYMI: Tarzan Dan to headline Q107; TorStar’s new food pub

In case you missed it: Q107 hires Dan Freeman to host its afternoon drive show; TorStar’s content division launches new pub and Viceland announces its fall premiere dates with some Cancon additions.

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Soft national ad market pushes up losses at TorStar

The publisher’s Q2 report shows a net operating loss of $24.3 million, with print ad revenue declining by 16.9%.