Newspapers celebrated National Newspaper Week in print, digital and social media

Last week newspapers across the country celebrated our industry during the 79th annual National Newspaper Week. News Media Canada coordinated a nation-wide celebration with print and...

Village Media selected to power major U.S. local news experiment

Village Media has been selected as the digital platform/consultancy to help power McClatchy’s Compass Experiment in the U.S., a collaboration with Google’s Local News...

Journalism and Written Media Independent Panel of Experts submits final report...

The Journalism and Written Media Independent Panel of Experts today released its final report and recommendations to the Government of Canada to assist with...

Can you SPOT fake news?

Earlier this year, the federal government announced plans to help boost citizen literacy on fake news. A key pillar in that plan was to...

Canadian Journalism Is Vital to Our Democracy

News Media Canada has been selected as one of eight industry groups to provide the federal government with recommendations on the eligibility criteria for...

Government regulation coming for tech giants?

The Canadian government is “actively considering” regulating social media giants and believes that self-regulation of the platforms has failed, reports The Toronto Star. Democratic Institutions...

Newspaper tied to city’s birth, growth; we’re not history yet

Last Thursday, the Winnipeg Free Press was fêted by the Manitoba Museum at its 2019 tribute gala. News Media Canada chair, and Free Press publisher,...

Crisis in the media: Desjardins is rethinking its advertising strategy

Faced with the crisis that is hitting all media, Mouvement Desjardins does not intend to stand idly by. The cooperative recently reviewed some aspects...

Sizzle video available to promote newspaper industry

As part of the 2018 National Newspaper Week program a sizzle video was produced to highlight the value of newspapers.  This short but powerful video showcases...

News Media Canada releases new study: Local Newspapers – Trusted and...

News Media Canada is proud to release a new research study Local Newspapers: Trusted and True, in partnership with the Department of Canadian Heritage. This...