Articles Tagged ‘Bob Hepburn’

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Torstar goes north to test new local digital operation

North Bay is the test market for an innovative Torstar Local news and information site.


News media layoffs continue as La Presse, iPolitics make cuts

La Presse announced plans to cut up to 40 staffers through voluntary resignation the same day iPolitics cut five from its editorial team.

Toronto Star

Torstar lays off 21 at StarMetro

Some services will be moved to north Toronto and Hamilton, although the size of those operations has yet to be determined.

Toronto Star

Torstar trims costs to offset ad declines

Full-time staff will see a reduction to their travel, freelance and periodical budgets, and internships are ending.


Toronto Star’s tablet edition lands on Android devices

Having reached a 100,000-downloads milestone, Star Touch is now available for wider downloads.


Metroland Media resumes internal cull

The Torstar division is going through a second round of voluntary buyouts due to a continuing slide in advertising revenue.

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Toronto Star plans hiring spree for tablet edition

A mix of journalists and designers will come on board as the paper prepares for a fall 2015 launch.


Toronto Star changes sales structure

The Torstar paper is moving its sales operations to Metro to provide a single and national point of contact for marketers in Canada.

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Torstar Digital restructures

The digital arm will close with its divisions being divvied up – Wagjag will report to Metroland Media and Olive Media will report to the Star Media Group.


How Toronto Star’s paywall will operate

The Star Media Group paper has rolled out a soft launch of its new subscriber program, called Digital Access.


2015 Pan/Parapan American Games gets a media sponsor

Torstar’s online and print properties will provide the TO2015 Games with online and print ad space in the Toronto Star and Metro publications.