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June 25, 2021

Statement by News Media Canada chair on
Google's efforts to recruit news publishers

Statement by News Media Canada chair on Google's efforts to recruit news publishers
The announcement of a deal between Google and a small number of Canadian media outlets underlines the need for the government to follow through urgently on the commitment it has made to curtail the predatory monopoly practices of both Facebook and Google, and level the playing field for Canadian media.

Independent advisory board on eligibility for Journalism Tax Measures releases its annual report for 2020-2021

Independent advisory board on eligibility for Journalism Tax Measures releases its annual report for 2020-2021
The Canada Revenue Agency announced earlier this week that the Independent Advisory Board on Eligibility for Journalism Tax Measures presented its first Annual Report to the Minister of National Revenue on June 11, 2021.

RESEACH SPOTLIGHT

Consumers are 50% more likely to engage with advertising encountered in a quality environment

Consumers are 50% more likely to engage with advertising encountered in a quality environment
The research shows that ads that appear in 'quality editorial environments' are more effective than those that appear in less trusted environments.
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Behind the Headlines: 2020 Atlantic Journalism Awards Best Community Newspaper Story

Behind the Headlines: 2020 Atlantic Journalism Awards Best Community Newspaper Story

Reuters Institute releases 2021 Digital News Report

Reuters Institute releases 2021 Digital News Report
The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism released the 2021 edition of its Digital News Report earlier this week. The annual overview of the Canadian data shows that trust in news remains relatively similar to 2020.

La Liberté readies third edition of
Sciences Mag Junior for publication

La Liberté readies third edition of Sciences Mag Junior for publication
After many weeks of tireless work, Manitoba's La Liberté is counting down the days to the launch of the third edition of its popular children's science magazine Sciences Mag Junior on June 30.

MARKETING FEATURE

Champion The Truth with this new fact sheet

Champion The Truth with this new fact sheet
This double-sided handout highlights 2020 newspaper readership data by various demographic groups (Boomers, Millennials, Business Decision Makers), 2019 data on media engagement, reasons for reading newspapers and action inspired by newspaper ads.

Canadian journalism groups launch
Indigenous Reporters Network

Canadian journalism groups launch Indigenous Reporters Network
The Canadian Association of Journalists and Journalists for Human Rights announced the creation of the Indigenous Reporters Network, a first-of-its-kind program designed to support and empower Indigenous journalists from coast to coast to coast.

Nominations are now open for
Torstar's 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards

Nominations are now open for Torstar's 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards
Torstar is invited its readers to show some love to businesses and professionals in the communities is covers across southern Ontario. The nomination period for the 2021 Readers' Choice Awards is now open.

World News Day sets ambitious global target
to amplify fact-based climate journalism

World News Day sets ambitious global target to amplify fact-based climate journalism
The fourth annual World News Day, a worldwide campaign for global news organizations to draw audience attention to the value of fact-based journalism, will take place on September 28, 2021. This year, World News Day will highlight the critical importance of journalism in providing trustworthy information about the future of our planet and its people.

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