Local Journalism Initiative: We’re here to help

If you are a news media publisher in Quebec or Ontario, or a publisher of Indigenous news media, the Local Journalism Initiative is here...

Why the Local Journalism Initiative is right for you

A healthy democracy depends on a plurality of voices and an abundant supply of civic engagement. Local media are critical in ensuring accountability of...
Local Journalism Initiative

Local Journalism Initiative boosts coverage of Indigenous issues

The Brandon Sun recently received funding from the Government of Canada's Local Journalism Initiative to hire an Indigenous beat reporter for western Manitoba. The Sun...

Torstar hires new senior VP editorial

Wayne Parrish, an award-winning reporter, editor, and digital media leader, is Torstar’s new senior vice-president editorial. Parrish, 64, who won two National Newspaper Awards as...

Canadian Journalism Foundation opens competition for excellence in journalism

The Canadian Journalism Foundation is now accepting submissions for the CJF Jackman Award for Excellence in Journalism, which honours an organization that embodies exemplary...

Where are ads most effective?

Recent research from News Media Canada confirms that ads in printed newspapers have the highest effectiveness score. Readers notice printed newspaper ads and are less annoyed by...

2018 Advertising volumes report now available

Ad spending in Canada grew more than 4% in 2019 to $16 billion.  Meanwhile, the 2018 Net Advertising Volumes (NAV) report has been released...

This Week’s Featured Course on Newspaper Training: How to Cover Bad...

Arguably, the toughest part of any job in journalism is exercising the right judgment with respect to news coverage. So many decisions by so many...

Canada’s aging population could result in opportunities for small and medium...

An aging population means changes to our economy and opportunities for businesses, including newspapers. Consumption patterns change with age and some industries will perform...

The Globe and Mail sheds cannabis publication

The Globe and Mail‘s specialty digital editorial product, Cannabis Professional, will cease publishing beginning next month, reports Media in Canada. Subscriptions will be terminated, but paid subscribers...