Star Metro brand officially hits the streets

Today marks the official launch of the new re-branded StarMetro publications in five Canadian cities - Vancouver, Toronto, Halifax, Calgary, and Edmonton. Torstar Corp. announced...

News Media Canada releases statement supporting The Voice of Pelham

News Media Canada has written a letter to Town of Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn indicating its deep concern over recent actions taken by the...

Internet giants should support local news: federal Heritage minister

Despite not flexing their muscles in this year's budget, the federal government is now saying that tech giants, such as Facebook and Google, have “clear...

The Canadian Community Newspaper Awards are back!

Publishers start your engines and prepare your entries! That’s because, the coveted Canadian Community Newspaper Awards (CCNAwards) are back and better than ever before. You’re...

News Media Canada statement on 2018 Federal Budget

There is no mention of news media in the Minister’s budget speech. In the Budget document, there is a section entitled “Supporting Local Journalism” that...

Don’t Stop The Presses: Canadians Believe Journalism is Critical to Democracy

An overwhelming majority of Canadians believes that journalism plays a critical democratic role in Canada and supports government measures to help strengthen Canada’s news...

We should all be very concerned by the crisis facing quality...

The Trudeau government has either ignored or rejected virtually all the recommendations proposed to help support newspapers. What particularly stings is that the vast...

Latest daily newspaper revenue report now available

News Media Canada collects daily newspaper revenues on a quarterly basis and community newspaper revenues on an annual basis. The latest revenue report, covering Q3...

Young people remain loyal to printed newspapers: study

A key findings from new research on media consumption habits indicates that young people spend almost double the amount of time with their printed...

OP-ED: Ottawa doesn’t get local news

Bob Cox, chair of the News Media Canada board of directors has published an op-ed on the federal government's handling of Canada's local news...