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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...

News Media Canada testifies before House of Commons committee on advertising policy

Earlier this week, John Hinds, president and CEO of News Media Canada, testified at the House of Commons Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates to address changes to the federal government's advertising policy. News...

Federal government cultural policy review does little to help newspapers

Immediate assistance for newspapers, both national and local, were notably absent from the federal government's much anticipated cultural policy review released last week. "We are, no doubt, disappointed by the lack of immediate action called...

News Media Canada releases 2017 Freedom of Information Audit

News Media Canada released its 2017 National Freedom of Information Audit report earlier today, September 27, 2017. The release of this year's report comes during Right to Know Week, and represents a key pillar...

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,...