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February 25, 2022

Canadian broadcasters to share in revenues from tech giants: Heritage Minister

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Broadcasters will be sharing in the revenues directed to news publishers as part of the Liberal government’s promised new bill to tax Tech Giants for the use of content.

This is your last chance to apply for this year's
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. Young freelance journalists and student interns whose work has been published in a News Media Canada-member daily newspaper are also eligible to enter. Deadline is February 28, 2022.

Postmedia to acquire Brunswick News

Postmedia announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase Brunswick News, as well as Brunswick’s proprietary distribution software and its parcel delivery business.


Six out of ten Canadian readers access
content through mobile devices

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According to the Vividata Winter 2022 Study of the Canadian Consumer, just over 20 million Canadian adults (66%) read or looked through newspaper content (print/digital) in the past week.

Lucinda Chodan announces her retirement from journalism

After more than 40 years in journalism, 29 of them in Montreal, Lucinda Chodan will be retiring on Feb. 25 as editor in chief of the Montreal Gazette.

Eric Trottier named new directeur général at Le Soleil

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Eric Trottier has been named as the new directeur général at Le Soleil. He replaces Gilles Carignan who announced his departure from the position late last year.


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

The artwork features three stoic, trailblazing characters representing journalists and readers, as well as multiple landmarks from across the country to celebrate the diversity of people, places and perspectives in Canada. There are a limited number of prints available.

The deadline to apply to the Ontario
Newspaper Awards is Feb 25

The awards are open to any person employed in a news capacity by any of the participating newspapers listed on the member page. Joint submissions from multiple papers are accepted if all contributors work for ONA member papers.


SWNA Best Front Page - Class D

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Congratulations to the SWNA 2021 BNC winners of the Best Front Page – Class D (circulation 6,500+) category!
1st Place: NWT News/North
2nd Place: Warman Clark’s Crossing Gazette
3rd Place: Swift Current Prairie Post

National Newspaper Awards is inviting applications from individuals interested in joining its Board of Governors

For the two vacant positions, preference will be given to candidates who can provide perspective and input on behalf of equity seeking groups, in particular individuals who self-identify as BIPOC and/or LGBTQ2S+.

CBC's Matt Galloway to host CJF Awards

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A fixture of CBC Radio for more than 15 years, Matt Galloway is set to host the CJF Awards ceremony on June 7 at the Art Gallery of Ontario.

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