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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.

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The Grid announces beer and cider festival

The September event builds on the Torstar weekly’s roster, including the Toronto Music Run, Burger Week and Cocktail Week.

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The Grid and Aux launch music-fuelled night run

The event will be jointly produced between the two titles in Toronto this August, with plans to expand to other Canadian cities in the future.

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The Grid to redesign on heels of design award

A narrower, more magazine-like format of the Torstar-owned weekly will hit news boxes and retail April 10.

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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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Metro rolls out a new front-page ad format

The waterfall wrap, a multi-page unit that reveals new content as readers flip through, launched with an ad from Mazda Canada.

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Torstar posts Q3 losses

The media company attributed its media segment losses to declines in newspaper ad revenue, while digital losses were due to lower revenues at Wagjag and Workopolis.

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Future of print: The Grid eyes larger events presence

Publisher and editor Laas Turnbull talks about the weekly’s plans to add three new events to its slate in 2014, including a spring edition of its Cocktail Week.

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Torstar revenue sees second-quarter decline

The media co attributed its losses in the media segment to declines in print advertising revenue at newspapers, while digital losses were due to lower revenues at Wagjag.

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Torstar down in first quarter

The company saw a drop of $9 million in its media group because of ongoing print ad revenue declines.

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Juice Mobile signs with Metro

The company has signed a deal to represent the Torstar paper’s mobile inventory to advertisers.

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Newspaper circ down across the country: CCAB

Paid circulation for 2012 was down across the board, with the largest loss from the Winnipeg Sun.

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Toronto Star tops in TO: NADbank

The Torstar paper pulled in the most readers both in print and online for the city according to the latest numbers.

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Toronto Star announces restructuring

The Torstar paper is outsourcing page production and most print design work and reducing staff levels in other areas following revenue challenges.

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The Grid grows sales team

The Torstar-owned weekly promotes Carrie Gillis to associate publisher and adds to the sales team.