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January 28, 2022

Heritage Minister reaffirms digital giants must pay
Canadian media for using news

Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez has said the federal government plans to develop policies that will help level the playing field between digital giants, such as Facebook and Google, and ensure news publishers are compensated for the use of their content.

Call for Entries: 31st Annual Hon. Edward Goff Penny
Memorial Prizes for Young Journalists

Young reporters at News Media Canada member daily news media are invited to submit their best work from 2021 for consideration for the 31st annual Hon. Edward Goff Penny Memorial Prizes for Young Journalists. This annual competition is open to daily newspaper journalists between the ages of 20 and 25, working for News Media Canada member daily newspapers.


2020 OCNA Photographer of the Year

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Congratulations to all the finalists in the OCNA 2020 Photographer of the Year category.

Manitoba community newspaper launches new sports podcast

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The Dauphin Herald has launched a new weekly podcast called ‘A View from the Couch’ that features the publication’s sports writer (and former paper carrier!) Doug Zywina talking with friends about local sports and other fun topics.

News Media Canada members can get
a limited-edition ‘Champions’ print

Ola Volo’s “Champions” signed print is part of a limited-edition collection and can be leveraged by newspapers in many ways.


Community newspaper readers are
most interested in local news

Vividata Fall 2021_Comm NP Readers most interested in Local News
Research from the Fall 2021 Vividata study confirms that local information is the number one reason for reading community newspapers. Local news is at the top of the list, as reported by 96% of weekly community newspapers.

Saltwire's Carla Allen reflects on her years
in community journalism

Carla Allen, a journalist with Nova Scotia’s Tri-County Vanguard announced she has taken an early retirement. Her last day working with Saltwire was Jan 21.

Black Press continues to roll out new
digital subscription programs

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Added benefits also include exclusive newsletters delivered right to your inbox, community forums to connect with the news team, unlimited access to Black Press' provincial news website Today in BC, as well as puzzles, crosswords, and premium contests.


'Advertise Local' on social media

Advertise Local
Local newspapers need the support of the local business community to continue telling the stories that matter. The power of a local ad is just as important as the power of a local job. It helps build the foundation of community vibrancy.

Toronto Star welcomes new group of year-long interns

Ghada Alsharif, Joshua Chong, Clarrie Feinstein, Maria Iqbal, Demar Grant, Bailey Martens, and Alessia Passafiume began working at the Star earlier this month and will report on local issues over the course of their internships.

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