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Open letter urges Ottawa to help media in digital transition

A coalition of Quebec newspapers have published an open letter to the federal government to intervene and and take steps to ensure the future of print media in Canada, reports Postmedia. The letter, signed by...

Associations join forces to demand fair compensation for publishers and creators

A collective of associations, including News Media Canada, have joined forces as part of a campaign called 'I Value Canadian Stories' to demand that the federal government restore fair compensation to publishers and creators. This move...

Act Now: The Canadian journalism and the newspaper industry need your help

News Media Canada, in partnership with the Department of Canadian Heritage, needs your help in building a comprehensive profile of the Canadian newspaper industry to ensure that: Policy-makers have the most accurate quantitative data to...

Coalition of press freedom groups bestow dubious honour on Treasury Board president

News Media Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Association of Journalists, Ryerson University's Centre for Free Expression, and Canadian Journalists for Free Expression have awarded federal Treasury Board President Scott Brison with a dubious...

The Liberal government ignores even its own MPs on supporting Canadian news

Bob Cox, chair of News Media Canada's board of directors, has written a strongly-worded op-ed on the federal government's neglect of a 15-month study of local news undertaken by the House of Commons committee...

Quebec passes motion to impose Netflix tax

The Quebec parliament has passed a unanimous motion to ensure the Quebec sales tax is imposed on all foreign companies that offer products and services online, Canadian Press reports. The motion was in reaction to...

2017: Newspapers 24/7 – Overview – Fact Sheet

News Media Canada continues to research newspaper readership across different platforms and by time of day. The most recent research was conducted in January 2016 and confirms the continued strength of newspaper readership. This...

2017: Newspapers 24/7 – Millennials – Fact Sheet

News Media Canada continues to research newspaper readership across different platforms and by time of day. The most recent research was conducted in January 2017 and confirms the continued strength of newspaper readership across...

2017: Newspapers 24/7 – Presentation

News Media Canada continues to research newspaper readership across different platforms and by time of day. The most recent research was conducted in January 2017 and confirms the continued strength of newspaper readership. This...

Community Newspapers Drive Results 2017 – Automotive Path-to-Purchase Fact Sheet

Seven out of ten community newspaper readers report that they read or look at the automotive ads that appear in their printed paper.  Newspapers continue to be a key driver in the automotive path-to-purchase,...

Community Newspapers Drive Results 2017 – Multi-Platform Readers Fact Sheet

Community newspaper readers are multi-platform readers, choosing a combination of print and digital platforms to access newspaper content.  Print remains the primary medium for community newspaper readers, but more than four out of ten...

Community Newspapers Drive Results – 2017 Presentations

The printed community newspaper continues to hold the position of favourite source of local news and information in communities large and small across Canada.  Newspapers are also a key driver in the automotive path-to-purchase,...