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November 26, 2021

News Media Canada signs open letter calling
for charges against journalists to be dropped

News Media Canada was one of more than 40 news outlets and press freedom organizations that signed an open letter calling on the federal public safety minister to investigate the arrest of two Canadian journalists.


Introducing our new 'Awards Showcase' feature

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BNC Awards honour excellent work in Canada’s community newspapers and recognize the outstanding work that celebrates the vibrancy of community newspapers across Canada. In this new regular feature, we'll spotlight some work that deserves national attention.

The Toronto Star, regional dailies unveil a fresh new look

The new look of the paper is clean, airy and engaging. We hope you’ll find the pages less grey and dense. There’s more white space and more presence for photos throughout the paper.

Explaining the federal government's new
Special Measures for Journalism fund

In mid-October, the Department of Canadian Heritage announced a new program to assist publishers called the ‘Special Measures for Journalism’ fund. With the November 29 deadline to submit applications fast approaching, we wanted to answer some of your FAQ about the program.


Facebook and Google continue to gobble up digital advertising dollars, new reports shows

A new study shows that as online advertising spending continues to soar, more and more of that money is flowing into the coffers of tech platforms such as Facebook and Google.

Legendary Canadian journalist Norman Webster dies

Former Montreal Gazette and Globe and Mail editor-in-chief Norman Webster died this past Friday from complications from Parkinson’s disease. He was 80 years old.


Shop Local and support small businesses

Support Local Industry Campaigns
Small businesses (including local newspapers) are the heartbeat of communities across this country, bringing great products to Canadians, creating jobs and sponsoring local sports teams. But they are struggling due to COVID-19 and now, more than ever, they need support.

Looking to hire? Let us know and we'll help spread the word

Is your news organization looking to hire to fill a role on your editorial, sales, or management teams? If so, we’re happy to help you spread the word.

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'In the biz'

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