Articles Tagged ‘Bob Cox’

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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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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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What agencies can do to help Quebec’s local media

Provincial aid is one source of help, but Touché! president Karine Courtemanche says there’s help beyond government assistance.

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Journalism support fund’s panel submits findings to feds

Among the 15 recommendations is a call for government to invest its ad dollars into Canadian media and to alter tax law that gives foreign digital platforms an advantage.

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Media leaders react to Heritage Committee recommendations

Bob Cox, Paul Godfrey and John Honderich on what the government’s role should be, whether or not the CBC makes a dent in their online ad revenue and how likely the report’s proposals are to be adopted.