Is 2020 your year for an Eppy?

The EPPY Awards honour the best in digital media across 38 diverse categories. Now in its 25th year we’ve broaden its scope with new...

World News Day 2020 sets ambitious global target

Highlighting journalism's importance in an age of misinformation, the Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) and World Editors Forum (WEF) aim to have 100 media supporters...

Research shows games and puzzles engage print newspaper readers

In survey after survey, local information always tops the list of reasons why readers turn to newspapers, in print or digital format: Advertising (in...

Torstar provides discounted advertising space for BIPOC businesses

Torstar is dedicating $250,000 in advertising space for businesses owned or operated by members of the Black, Indigenous and People of Colour communities. One...

Google will pay publishers to license content

Alphabet Inc.’s Google will begin paying select media outlets featured in a yet-to-be released news service later this year, a major business shift for...

#SmallBusinessEveryDay campaign launched to emphasize customers are critical to business survival

With seven out of ten business owners worried that customers won’t come back and many still struggling to pay bills, the Canadian Federation of...

‘Gummer’ Spearman inducted into OCNA Hall of Fame

Donald ‘Gummer’ Spearman, who worked in the newspaper industry from 1939 until his retirement in 1986, has been inducted into the Ontario Community Newspaper...
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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...

Canadian Highlights from the 2020 Reuters Digital News Report

The annual Digital News Report from Reuters has been released and the Canadian highlights are included below.  The results are based on surveys conducted...

Federal government will introduce legislation to ensure tech giants compensate news...

Legislation modernizing Canada’s Broadcasting Act is “pretty much ready” and will be tabled in Parliament in the fall, when the Liberal government also intends...