WAN-IFRA launches digital media North America Conference and Awards

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the News Media Alliance announced today they will jointly organize the first Digital Media...

Inside Facebook’s plans for local Canadian news

Facebook is bringing a program which originated in the U.S. to Canada. Today, Facebook Canada pressed play on its Local News Accelerator program. The initiative,...

Have you considered partnering with your local library?

Last week, The Poynter Institute published a very interesting piece on the overlap between newsrooms and libraries. The story examined the ongoing collaboration between the...

TC Media announces creation of digital product development lab

TC Media has launched a new incubator initiative to help facilitate the company’s creation and development of new digital products and services. The TC...

An innovation challenge to help local media thrive

The Google News Initiative has launched a North American Innovation Challenge, which will fund project that inject new ideas into the local news industry. The...

The Globe and Mail creates e-commerce store for the holidays

Looking for the perfect gift for a lover of journalism this holiday season? This past weekend, the Globe and Mail launched a pop-up e-commerce...

SaltWire launching metered paywall

The SaltWire Network, a chain of 35 newspapers across Atlantic Canada, will be launching a metered paywall for online content starting Monday. Online readers of...

Financial Post launches innovation series

Postmedia Network Inc. has announced the launch of an in-depth, ongoing examination of innovation in Canada and what Canadian companies need to survive and...

Globe and Mail looks beyond podcasts for audio opportunities

Learning from the experience of The Atlantic and The New Yorker’s efforts with audio articles, the Globe and Mail has decided to transform paywalled...

Lethbridge College examines impacts of 360-degree storytelling

Lethbridge College, and its Centre for Applied Research and Innovation, is currently developing a best practices guide for journalists with regards to 360-degree storytelling. By...