Articles Tagged ‘Torstar’

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The Star launches redesigned website

As part of its overall digital transformation, the Toronto publication has introduced a mobile-friendly site.

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TorStar reports increased Q1 losses

Falling ad revenues, increased digital investment and restructuring costs were responsible for ballooning quarterly losses.

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Paid, non-paid dailies see continued circ drops: CCAB

The audit bureau’s annual report covering 40 member titles charts continuing declines across the country.

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VerticalScope boosts Torstar digital, but print slide continues

Executives detail new Star Touch numbers on the fourth-quarter call, which also discussed drops in print ad and flyer revenues and digital gains.

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Torstar to close Vaughan printing plant

The closure of the business, which will result in the loss of over 200 full-time jobs, follows the announcement of a deal with Transcontinental.

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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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Torstar revenue continues slide

Print and subscription drops hurt the media co’s third quarter, as David Holland talks numbers for Star Touch.

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Toronto Star sees circulation drop: CCAB

The daily’s numbers are down from the last quarter, but still come in ahead of the Toronto Sun.

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Print ad slide contributes to Torstar revenue drop

Execs announced a majority investment in a digital company as continuing declines in print advertising hurt the media co’s Q2 revenue.

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The Star increases advertising ahead of tablet launch

A new media campaign from the Toronto Star aims to increase the brand’s presence in-market ahead of its tablet-app debut.

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Metro moves to plan B following contract loss

Publisher Greg Lutes on how the company will be getting papers into the hands of GTA residents now that its 15-year partnership with Gateway Newstand is over.

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Declining print ad sales hit Torstar’s Q1

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

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Wheels.ca examines the car-lifestyle link

The Torstar-owned site has been redesigned, with new lifestyle categories, video and a wider focus for its content.

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What Torstar learned from its paywall

Publisher John Cruickshank (pictured) on the biggest surprises from the digital strategy, and the industry reacts to the paper’s partnership with La Presse.

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Toronto Star to drop paywall in 2015

Publisher John Cruickshank also revealed plans for a partnership with La Presse on a new tablet edition.