OP-ED: Helping Newspapers Isn’t Expensive

By: Bob Cox, Publisher, Winnipeg Free Press, and Chairman, Canadian Newspaper Association
March 19, 2016
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Bob Cox, Winnipeg Free Press

“In the current hand wringing over the future of newspapers, a lot of commentators are simply throwing up their hands,” writes Winnipeg Free Press publisher and Canadian Newspaper Association chairman Bob Cox.

In this op-ed titled “Helping Newspapers Isn’t Expensive,” Cox outlines his suggestions for simple public policy changes that would support Canadian journalism. From foreign ownership to tax laws to government advertising, this insightful piece offers a number of inexpensive solutions that could help drive newspaper industry growth in Canada.

Click image to download this op-ed in Word format.

Newspapers are encouraged to read and re-publish this opinion piece with the appropriate accreditation.