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May 20, 2022

Longtime Toronto Star publisher John Honderich
honoured with key to the city

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Longtime Toronto Star editor and publisher John Honderich, who died in February, was remembered as a giant of journalism, a fierce advocate of social justice, a man who found joy in life, at a public event held last week in Toronto.

Améli Pineda and Magdaline Boutros of Le Devoir named journalists of the year in 2021 National Newspaper Awards; 17 journalists are first-time winners

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Améli Pineda and Magdaline Boutros of Le Devoir were named journalists of the year as the 2021 National Newspaper Awards were announced, marking the first time the award has gone to more than one journalist.

RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT

Canadians value local media, new study from Vividata shows

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Of the weekly newspaper audience, whether a daily or community newspaper, 95% of readers find local news is of greatest interest.
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Minnedosa Tribune welcomes new ownership

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The publication was previously owned by Darryl Holyk, who first started at the paper as a reporter in May 2001. The paper is now owned by Nesbitt Publishing, which also owns Crossroads This Week and the South Mountain Press.

New alliance aims to increase advertiser
spending with Canadian publishers

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The project is designed to ensure the advertising budgets of clients go toward legitimate publishers, including those in local markets and covering underrepresented communities, rather than to fake and untrustworthy news media sites.

Are you looking for national advertising sales representatives? We can help!

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News Media Canada has developed a handy chart with contact information for newspaper groups and national sales offices to make it easier for anyone looking to place advertising across the country.

MARKETING FEATURE

NEW! Newspapers 24/7 fact sheet now available for download

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Designed as a handout or presentation follow-up material, this fact sheet includes highlights from the most recent study, released in March 2022.

Village Media launches local news site in Stratford

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The site StratfordToday.ca was unveiled last week. It marks the company’s 17th owned-and-operated local news site in the province.

Pierre-Paul Noreau named as next chair
of the Quebec Press Council

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Former News Media Canada board member Pierre-Paul Noreau has been selected as the next chair of the Quebec Press Council. He replaces the retiring Paule Beaugrand-Champagne this week.

BCYCNA hands out 2022 Ma Murray
Community NewsMedia Awards

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For the first time in almost three years, the BCYCNA hosted an in-person celebration this past weekend as it handed out the 2022 Ma Murray Community NewsMedia Awards.

AWARDS SPOTLIGHT

OCNA 2021 General Excellence Class 1 award winners

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The 2021 awards showcase the hard work, talent, and dedication demonstrated by Ontario publishers, editors, reporters, photographers, and designers. More than 1,450 entries were received and the awards were presented at a virtual ceremony on April 29, 2022.

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