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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.

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Postmedia’s revenue drops continue into Q1

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

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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.

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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.

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John Hinds on hope for Canadian media

The CEO of News Media Canada remains hopeful that with a re-elected Liberal government, the campaign promise to regulate the digital economy will come to fruition.

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Who bears the responsibility for fake news?

Media Technology Monitor finds Canadians still trust traditional news sources but lay repsonsibility for fake news at the hands of others.

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Bay Street Bull lands on the small screen

The Toronto-based media brand has launched three new digital video series.

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Alberta’s weeklies gain a national advantage

A new partnership between the Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association and AdCanada will mean one contract for weeklies, simplifying the process for brands.

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St. Joseph to launch luxury lifestyle pub Mighty

The quarterly print magazine to drop 50,000 copies per issue with plans for branded content and distribution partnerships with cannabis retailers.

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Who is Media Central and what does it have in store for Now?

New CEO Brian Kalish talks openly about finances, staffing and why exactly his upstart media company sought the Toronto weekly.

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ICYMI: Fans push back for Anne, social media shopping climbs

Plus, The AdClub’s Magazine Day will honour Beverly Topping as Ken Hunt provides the keynote.

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Scott Stewart moves to Postmedia

The agency veteran has accepted his first sell-side role, and will focus on helping to usher Postmedia into a new digital era.

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Torstar shutters StarMetro print papers

The company will be opening new bureaus for the Star in various Canadian cities, but 73 staffers from StarMetro will be affected by cuts.