Local news site set to launch in Ontario

Village Media has announced that its next local news site, MidlandToday.ca, will be launching on February 12, 2020. Village Media currently operates local newsrooms in...

What drives Canadians to read community newspapers?

The main reason for reading community newspapers, in both print and digital platforms, continues to be something that can be hard to find anywhere...

Research shows how readers access newspaper content

According to Vividata’s Fall 2019 study, Boomers are more likely to access digital newspaper content directly, while Millennials navigate through social media and search. Baby...

Vividata announces changes to its Board of Directors for 2020

Vividata, Canada's authoritative source for insights on multi-media and consumer behavior, continues its rapid evolution by transforming the composition of its Board of Directors. Peter...

This Week’s Featured Course on Newspaper Training: How to Create Podcasts...

They are relatively new and most news reporters do not have much, if any, experience with them, but podcasts are becoming all the rage...

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...
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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...