Five government funding programs you should know about

Over the past several years, News Media Canada has been working with multiple government departments to explain why public service journalism matters to the...

News Media Canada launches Local Journalism Initiative program

News Media Canada is pleased to launch its Local Journalism Initiative program, a national initiative of the Government of Canada in support of Canadian...

Have you seen our SPOT Fake News campaign video?

Fake news and disinformation are serious concerns for Canadians but now there is a simple solution. Watch the new, animated video produced by 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...

Budget 2019 announces measures to help news publishers

Budget 2019 re-announced the three commitments that were made in the Fall Economic Statement and provides additional information on each of the measures. Highlights The journalism...

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...

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...

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...