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News Media Canada is the voice of Canada's news media industry, representing over 800 titles in every province and territory. News Media Canada provides a range of services to its members, advocating on their behalf and increasing the profile of the industry with advertisers, government and other stakeholders.  Learn more »

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,...

Community Newspapers Drive Results 2017 – Engagement Fact Sheet

Time spent with a printed community newspaper is virtually unchanged compared to two years ago although time spent with digital papers has increased significantly.  Not surprisingly, the predominant reason for reading community newspapers, in...

Ten new ‘Tweetable Truths’ about newspapers

This updated fact sheet showcases ten facts that highlight key research stats on newspapers, in 140 characters or less! Each “tweetable truth” features research support and is sourced from various pieces of Canadian research from...

Fact Sheet: Trust in News Media

Canadian consumers are more comfortable with levels of truth and accuracy in traditional media versus digital media, a recent study finds. According to Advertising Standards Canada and the Gandalf Group's report Consumer Perspectives on Advertising...

News Media Canada signs group letter to Prime Minister Trudeau on press freedom

News Media Canada has signed on to a letter campaign organized by Canadian Journalists for Free Expression, in response to statements made by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on World Press Freedom Day. The letter calls...

British organization launches duopoly campaign to stop Google and Facebook ‘destroying journalism’

Press Gazette, a U.K.-based organization which reports on British journalism, has launched a campaign to highlight the damage that digital behemoths Google and Facebook will have on eroding the economic sustainability of media organizations. "We want...

Help coming for newspapers in Quebec budget

Quebec will provide $36 million over the next five years to support local and community print media, Finance Minister Carlos Leitão said in his budget speech, the Montreal Gazette reports. “The existence of a lively,...

Members: Have your voice heard!

Last week, Bob Cox, the chairman of our board of directors, published an op-ed in the Globe and Mail that demonstrated how many small and medium-sized newspapers across Canada are being hurt by the unfair rules...

What Facebook and Google don’t get about Canada’s digital-tax proposal

Bob Cox, chair of our organization and publisher of the Winnipeg Free Press, has published an article in the Globe and Mail about the starkly uneven playing field faced by traditional Canadian news media outlets, vis-à-vis major...

Quebec bill could kill local newspapers, critics say

A bill currently working its way through Quebec's National Assembly could have significant negative impacts on local newspapers if enacted, The Montreal Gazette reports. Last week, a coalition of newspapers warned a National Assembly committee that the...