Articles Tagged ‘Torstar’

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A second proposal emerges in potential Torstar sale

The offer is not a formal bid, and Torstar’s board continues to recommend that shareholders vote in favour of NordStar’s offer from May.

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Finding the North Star: A conversation with John Boynton

The Torstar CEO opens up about the company’s possible new direction in the hours following its acquisition announcement.

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Torstar to be sold

NordStar Capital will take the company private, with CEO John Boynton staying on.

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Print ad revenue for Daily Brands drops 45% at Torstar

Revenues took a pounding across every segment, although digital subscribers were boosted.

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New Torstar partnership aims at deepening SMB relationships

Torstar’s Pary Bell discusses the new relationship between sales and SMBs, and why media companies need to build their arsenal.

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Inside Metroland’s sales program to help local businesses

The Torstar operation is expanding a popular program that allows people to buy pre-emptive vouchers through their local papers.

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Torstar eliminates 85 positions

The cuts come a week after CEO John Boynton implored brands to stop blacklisting pages with COVID-19-related content.

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What measures media companies and telcos are taking amidst a crisis

Data overages are dropping, publisher paywalls are being pulled back and more.

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Torstar revamps Save.ca to chase bottom-funnel activity

The company says it has national advertisers down, but it’s trying to focus more on local elements.

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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.

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Revenue down 14% at Torstar

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

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People Moves: Torstar, EQ Works and more

Plus, Quebecor makes a string of hires in sales and content.

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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.

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Star Metroland updates digital ad solutions

In an effort to become a “better full-service partner,” the company is looking at its targeting and ad load features.

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Print revenue down almost a quarter for Torstar

Digital revenues also declined modestly, although susbcription is showing growth.