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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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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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‘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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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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Inside Tourism Newfoundland’s big newspaper buy

Digital and social media added support during the four-month lead up to prime travel season.

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Broadcast revenue grows for TVA

However, magazines continue to trend down for the Montreal media giant.

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Revenue down 14% at Torstar

While digital advertising revenue in the dailies segment rose slightly, digital advertising overall was down 7%.

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‘Fashion’ looks to a more inclusive future

No longer a ‘women’s magazine’ the 43-year-old brand is moving with the culture, says its EIC and is a magazine for all.

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Revenue continues to decline at Yellow Pages

Print and digital earnings continue to drop, although a reduced headcount has given YP a slightly higher margin.

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ICYMI: Arkells want you to read more local news, Google expands in Canada

Plus, Facebook shuts down mobile Audience Network and TCL pulls the plug on BlackBerry.

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ICYMI: Who’s sponsoring the big game?

Plus, Canadian Society of Magazine Editors folds after 30 years and CTV greenlights new comedy from the writer of Modern Family.

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ICYMI: CBC switches up The National, Uber hires new global head of media

Plus, Sportsnet ratings increase at midseason and Now Magazine ups editorial staff following Media Central acquisition.

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Magazine sale drives Rogers Media revenues down slightly

It was Today’s Shopping Choice that partially offset the resulting media softness, but the company expects sports will be strong in future quarters.

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Reach, revenue and impact: Jennifer Hollett’s goals for The Walrus

The former head of news and government at Twitter Canada, Jennifer Hollett assumes the role from Shelley Ambrose, effective June 1.

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Foodism, Escapism get experiential to reach commuter audiences

Twenty-Two Media will now distribute its print titles at Billy Bishop Airport and Toronto’s Union Station.