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Postmedia’s revenue still down more than 25%

Print advertising revenue was the most impacted, but circulation and digital were down as well.

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ICYMI: CBC’s new comedy gets deep on identity

Plus, a Toronto Star cartoon prompts calls for an apology, and RECMA releases a new ranking.

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Why National Newspaper Week went high fashion

As the country looks to newspapers for truth, the organization took an edgy step.

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No Frills reneges flyer cancellation

A number of factors may have driven retailers who paused or cancelled to go back to the classic medium.

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Additional layoffs reported at Postmedia

Page designers and graphic artists have been affected by the cuts, which are part of cost-saving initiatives.

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How House & Home thrived despite the pandemic ad drought

Despite some clients pausing, ecommerce-heavy clients and an increase in circulation have helped keep the magazine on top.

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New free cannabis magazine eyes ad-supported model

With a retail distribution model and a demographic sweet spot of over 40, the new magazine looks to fill a void in the marketplace.

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How MediaCentral could pull in an extra $2 million in ad revenue this year

Now and Georgia Straight are welcoming back an old, familiar category.

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Creative fares better than media in Q2 for WPP

A 15.1% drop puts the holding co. somewhere in the middle when it comes to performance among the major networks.

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Zeste celebrates 10 years in a multi-platform media blitz

The TV brand will expand to newsstands and bookstores with special print products this month.

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How do Canadians feel about flyers in 2020?

Some flyers have been discontinued during the pandemic – but was it the right choice?

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Yellow Pages’ downward revenue trend continues

The company has also decreased its headcount to cope with COVID pressures, but will have an increased staff count next quarter.

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NordStar agrees to acquire Torstar at higher price

Following a second proposal, NordStar has upped its pledged payment to $0.72 per share.

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A second proposal emerges in potential Torstar sale

The offer is not a formal bid, and Torstar’s board continues to recommend that shareholders vote in favour of NordStar’s offer from May.

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Postmedia revenue drops 28.4%, company lifts salary rollback early

Cost-saving initiatives helped Postmedia mitigate loss this quarter, but year-to-date revenue is still down nearly 15%.