NMC welcomes the 2019 budget announcements on government support for journalism

Bob Cox, chair of the board released the following statement.

“This will make a difference in newsrooms across Canada. It is significant support for journalism. We thank the government for recognizing the challenges faced by the industry and giving us a helping hand to create the newsrooms of the future, providing quality, independent news and information that strengthens their communities.”

The association looks forward to working with the government on implementing the programs.

You can read the full breakdown of measures announced in the federal budget by clicking here.