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March 18, 2022

Australia's News Media Bargaining Code: One year later

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In a new piece published La Presse, columnist Laura-Julie Perreault traveled to Australia to examine how the country’s News Media Bargaining Code, which Canada’s federal government is looking to emulate, has helped news publishers in the country one year after passing into law.

Are newspapers the most trusted media?

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News Media Canada’s 2022 Newspapers 24/7 study found that trust in newspapers has remained high. Looking at editorial content in print, 57% of respondents said the medium was ‘completely’ or ‘somewhat’ trustworthy.


Advertising during a crisis

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Research from the IAB proves that advertising within news during a crisis actually leads to positive brand impacts.

John Boynton departs Torstar;
becomes president and CEO of wine company

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John Boynton, the former president and CEO of Torstar, as well as the publisher of the Toronto Star, will be departing the company to take over the role of president and CEO of Arterra Wines.

Recipients of 2021 Ontario Junior Citizen Award announced

These outstanding young individuals, aged nine to 17, are making a difference in their communities. Not only do these inspiring individuals see a need but rise to the challenge and contribute both their time and energy to making improvements. At a young age, they are committed to making a difference.

Join us for Newspaper Day 2022:
The evolution of visual storytelling

On Thursday April 7, the AdClub of Toronto will be hosting a virtual discussion on the evolution of photojournalism and visual storytelling as part of its Newspaper Day 2022 festivities.


National Newspaper Week 2021 reminds
Canadians how much they rely on news media

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The 2021 celebration was the most impactful to date generating more than 30 million earned media impressions, an influencer campaign with more than 125 pieces of social content, and a newspaper campaign with participation from almost 400 print and digital newspapers.

AWNA announces re-launch of
Volunteer Citizen of the Year award

The program will recognize an outstanding volunteer and will honour that volunteer at the AWNA conference in Edmonton on June 3rd.

Barb Pettie takes on enhanced role with Black Press Media

Barb Pettie has been promoted to group publisher for Sylvan Lake News, Eckville Echo, and Lacombe Express, she announced on her LinkedIn page last week.


AWNA Creative Excellence winners

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The Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association encourages excellence by sponsoring an annual provincial competition to celebrate the achievements of its member newspapers. Congratulations to the 2020 Awards of Excellence winners in the Creative Advertising category

Michèle Ouimet honoured with CJF
Lifetime Achievement Award

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This year’s Canadian Journalism Foundation’s (CJF) Lifetime Achievement Award will be given to Michèle Ouimet in recognition of her fearless career and desire to tell impactful stories that provided a voice to the voiceless in Canada and abroad.

Finalists announced for mental health reporting awards

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The Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence and Trauma announced the finalists for four awards for excellence in mental health reporting in Canada during 2021. Fifteen finalists were chosen out of 55 entries in the four competitions.

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