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Amidst isolation, whose media habits are changing most?

Boomers are watching more linear TV, but a different group is leading the way across categories like SVOD and music streaming.

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Are Canadians entering a state of news fatigue?

Mindshare’s Sarah Thompson on why the agency is seeing a quest for good news among advertisers.

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The Globe gets creative with its stripped-down sports section

Using stats and a little creativity, The Globe is covering the finest Canadian baseball that never happened.

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ICYMI: Cossette Media scores big internationally and more

Plus, Bell Media and TIFF pair to deliver positivity through film, and Corus confirms what will fill the suddenly empty Big Brother slots.

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Many brands are still spending on media. Here’s how they’re changing it up

Agency and brand leaders share what considerations are being made, where spend is going and which campaigns they’re taking out of rotation.

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As media layoffs continue, Canadian government appoints new board

News Media Canada’s CEO says the Federal Government’s new advisory board is long overdue, but it’s not enough for struggling media companies.

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How Canadians are spending their isolation time online

Visits to news sites have increased across the board, with sessions lasting longer.

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After the crisis: What happens when the paywalls go back up?

Are news services that make crucial stories free building loyalty, or are they re-setting consumer expectations?

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‘This is not what we want to do’: SaltWire temporarily lays off 40% of staff

The Atlantic Canadian media company has had to take harsh measures to ensure the long-term survival of its business.

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How Stingray is building awareness and loyalty during a complex time

The music service is providing three apps for free in hopes that it can provide some much-needed levity during tough times.

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ICYMI: Telelatino opens up access and more

Plus, Pelmorex lends a hand through tech, and the Canadian production community is assessing the status of shows so far.

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COVID-19: The local media impact

Small and mid-sized businesses — which have traditionally been big boosters for local titles — are looking at alternatives to paid media. And small publications are feeling the pinch.

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The NHL reveals its content plans going forward

Social content, classic games and e-sports are all part of the league’s programming strategy.

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Amidst record digital numbers, The Globe launches free special newsletter

The daily news briefing will focus on all things COVID-19.

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What measures media companies and telcos are taking amidst a crisis

Data overages are dropping, publisher paywalls are being pulled back and more.