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Toronto Star

Revenue down 14% at Torstar

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

FM3

‘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.

TheNational

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.

Jennifer Hollett

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.

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ICYMI: VMC Media goes big in Texas; Hasbro, eOne deal closes

Plus, Anna Maria Tremonti returns to the mic and City Parent mag finds a new home with Media Classified.

Andrew Large

Postmedia’s revenue drops continue into Q1

Despite continued growth in digital, the company’s overall revenue has decreased another 8.5%.

GS7

Media Central makes its second big acquisition with Georgia Straight

Purchased for $1.25 million, the independent alternative weekly joins a portfolio that includes Now Magazine and CannCentral.

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Five more community papers close in Canada

Postmedia and Advocate Printing & Publishing have closed five papers between the two companies.

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The beat goes on: What to watch for in 2020

From cannabis to journalism support, there are still plenty of unknowns going into 2020.

Crawley

Phillip Crawley: “Advertising isn’t going to be your life-saver”

The Globe publisher admits that times are complicated – but there are ways to future-proof beyond advertising.