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OP-ED: Ottawa doesn’t get local news

Bob Cox, chair of the News Media Canada board of directors has published an op-ed on the federal government's handling of Canada's local news crisis. Member publications are free to re-print this op-ed in their...

Local newspaper deal a ‘warning bell’ to policy-makers

In late September, at the launch of the federal government's new cultural strategy, federal Heritage Minister Melanie Joly stated unequivocally that government "will not bail out industry models that are no longer viable." Less than...

Open letter urges Ottawa to help media in digital transition

A coalition of Quebec newspapers has 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

Several 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 comes after...

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...

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,...