Articles Tagged ‘Star Media Group’


ZoomerMedia adds to leadership team

Laas Turnbull has been hired as the company’s first audience officer and co-publisher.


Declining print ad sales hit Torstar’s Q1

The company’s segmented revenue was down nearly 23% from the same period last year.


Star Media Group shuts down Metro’s digital-only pubs

The company is also eliminating nine jobs at the free daily and moving its editorial staff to Torstar’s main offices.


Metro aims to get more local

John Cruickshank, president of Star Media Group, on the mandate Cathrin Bradbury has as the title’s new EIC, and how it will be impacting the daily.


Small cities not working for Metro

The paper versions of the London, Regina and Saskatoon editions will stop printing this Friday, but content will continue online.


What Star Media Group looks like now

The media co has reworked its structure, with two COOs now responsible for all business operations at the company aside from Toronto Star editorial and Metro Media Sales.


Torstar first quarter revenue down 6.6%

Growth in distribution was not enough to offset declines in print advertising revenue for the Toronto Star parent company.


The Grid’s strategic update

The free weekly is trimming its size and adding more news content beginning with this week’s edition.


Metro gets augmented

The free daily is adding AR to its editorial pages starting today, with advertising options to follow around May.


The Kit expands with French print version

Giorgina Bigioni, publisher of the Torstar-owned beauty mag, on how it plans to reach women in Quebec.


Media-Corps signs with Star Media Group

The deal will see the company place print and digital ads in the Toronto Star and Metro on behalf of its US buyers.

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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.


The Kit redesigns on tablet and smartphone

With a cleaner portrait-style design and more visuals and interactive features, the fashion and beauty magazine is aiming to lead in its category for mobile publications.


Toronto Star unveils new website

The updated Star Media Group site features the new myStar reader customization tool.