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June 3, 2022

Premier Moe, newspapers are vital products, not packaging

Pile of Newspapers
News Media Canada president and CEO Paul Deegan published a column in the Regina Leader-Post telling Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe that printed newspapers should be exempt from recycling charges since they represent the product, not excess packaging that can be reduced.

'Alarming levels of stress' harming mental health
of Canadian journalists and media workers

Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence and Trauma--Alarming level
Workers in Canada’s news industry – watchdogs of our democracy – are suffering disturbingly high levels of work-related stress and injury, according to a new report.


Pollara: 90% of Canadians think it’s important
that local media outlets survive

Newspaper with computer on table
News Media Canada released the results of a survey about Canadians’ views on the importance of local media. The survey found:
  • 90 per cent of Canadians believe it’s important that local media outlets survive.
  • 79 per cent of Canadians agree that web giants should have to share revenue with Canadian media outlets.
  • 80 per cent of Canadians support parliament passing a law that would let smaller outlets negotiate collectively with the web giants.

Eganville Leader rescued

We’re happy to share with you that this story has a positive ending after Leader publisher Gerald Tracey got in touch with Hebdo-Litho, a printing company based in suburban Montreal, which has agreed to print the weekly.

Announcing the full list of 2021 CAJ Awards recipients

Canadian Association of Journalists-Congratulations to the CAJ A
Several News Media Canada members were recipients of awards from the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) for outstanding investigative journalism.

StarPhoenix photographers win
national awards for photo and video work

The work of Saskatoon StarPhoenix photographers Michelle Berg and Matt Smith have been recognized at the national level News Photographers Association of Canada.

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

advertising-budget (Medium)
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.


Snapshot 2021 fact sheet now available

Snapshot 2021
This fact sheet can be printed double-sided and used as a handout to showcase the reach of newspapers in Canada. It was designed to accompany the more detailed Excel/pdf report available for download on the News Media Canada site.

BCYCNA celebrates 100 years of connecting community

Nearly 20 of its 93 current members have pedigrees that go back long before they started working together in 1922.

Red Deer Advocate welcomes new member to its team

Ian Gustafson has been hired has the new sports reporter at the Red Deer Advocate. Most recently, the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology grad spent three years working as a reporter and editor in Prince Albert, Sask.


Ma Murray Award for Newspaper Excellence Category A

2021 BNC Awards_BCYCNA_Newspaper Excellence Category A
The Ma Murray Community News Media Awards, hosted by the BC and Yukon Community NewsMedia Association (BCYCNA) are an annual opportunity to recognize the achievements of member newspapers.

CAJ recognizes Canadian lawyers who
vigorously defend media freedoms

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) has awarded the prestigious Charles Bury Award to the legends of Canadian lawyers who have generously provided pro-bono legal services to help uphold journalists’ rights to report on matters of significant public interest.

Combating fake news, filing stories at a faster rate
and attracting new audiences highlighted as
top industry challenges: study

Online news on a smartphone and laptop, Woman reading news or articles in a mobile phone screen application at home. Newspaper and portal on internet.
According to the report, journalists’ biggest challenge is maintaining credibility as a trusted news source (32%) and combating accusations of “fake news.” A close second, journalists cite the impact that smaller staffs and fewer resources are having on their workloads.

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Is your news organization looking to hire to fill a role on your editorial, sales, or management teams? If so, we’re happy to help you spread the word.

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