Articles Tagged ‘Torstar’

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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.

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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.

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September issues: The Kit rebrands

Publisher Giorgina Biogioni on why the beauty and fashion title has updated across platforms and added a weekly shoppable e-newsletter.

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The Grid folds

Torstar’s Toronto weekly will publish its last issue on Thursday.

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The Grid partners with PayPal for Burger Week

The e-commerce company is aiming to connect with the media co’s target audience by activating its sponsorship with free burgers at participating restaurants for people with its app.