Digital

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Overstory Media Group acquires Georgia Straight

The new owners plan to bring back the Vancouver alt-weekly’s focus on arts and culture.

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Maple Browser aims to put advertisers in front of busy parents

The management app lets users share and monetize plans for household tasks…and give brands a new channel for sponsored content.

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August becomes third month of 2022 to see ad investment dip

In its latest analysis of Canadian ad spending, SMI attributed the decline to the Olympic investment present in 2021.

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News Media Canada creates a font for National Newspaper Week

“Champions” is free to use and designed to reflect both the human and technical craft that goes into producing quality news.

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Sleep Country takes a multi-channel approach to get young people to sleep better

Digital display ads, social media and more traditional mediums were meant to reach students of any age.

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WFGIAC renews Grand Slam of Curling sponsorship

The sponsorship gives WFGIAC several in-venue branding opportunities as well as commercial spots and targeted digital ad units.

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Corus and Pluto TV lay out Canadian launch plans

A major player in the U.S. FAST market comes north of the border with over 100 curated linear streaming channels.

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Media Rating Council release new guidelines for data quality

The document aims to provide guidance amid new privacy regulations and the growth of cross-media measurement.

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Environics Analytics adopts UID 2.0

In addition to bringing the post-cookie identifier to its clean room services, the analytics company is also adding more of its data to The Trade Desk’s programmatic platform.

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Spotted! Chevy makes a TikTok song using the Bolt

An effect on the platform also lets users sample the various sounds the EV makes and remix them into songs of their own.

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Retail media is likely to grow alongside ecommerce

GroupM forecasts that it will exceed $160 billion in spending by 2027.

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ICYMI: Teads adds local news sites to its portfolio

Plus, Pink Triangle Press continues to add to its senior staff and Vumedia hires a new VP.

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Display ads are making big leaps in viewability

But IAS’ latest Media Quality Report finds that video formats, especially CTV, have the best rates for verified impressions.

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The Trade Desk integrates Connected Interactive’s offline retail data

The partnership means advertisers can build audience segments based on offline spending data from 325,000 Moneris merchants.

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Ipsos MMA partners with Adform on cookie-free measurement

ID Fusion will incorporate first-party data signals from across the digital media ecosystem.