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...

News Media Canada releases 2017 Freedom of Information Audit

News Media Canada released its 2017 National Freedom of Information Audit report earlier today, September 27, 2017. The release of this year's report comes...

OP-ED: Journalism matters more than ever. We need help to save...

BY BOB COX, JERRY DIAS, AND EDWARD GREENSPON On Sept. 1, an agency of the Canadian government directed nearly $100-million to support local television news....

Canada’s newspaper industry unites to advocate for Canadian Journalism Fund

News Media Canada today announced the presentation of a proposal, in support of Canadian journalism, to Minister of Canadian Heritage Mélanie Joly. The proposal...

Government of Canada suspends lawsuit provision in anti-spam legislation

After much hard work on behalf of our members, News Media Canada is pleased with the decision by the federal government to suspend the implementation...

Canadians want government advertising in newspapers: report

New research indicates that almost three-quarters of Canadians consider newspapers to be the most appropriate media for advertising information about government programs and services. Those...

Help coming for newspapers in Quebec budget

Quebec will provide $36 million over the next five years to support local and community print media, Finance Minister Carlos Leitão said in his...

Members: Have your voice heard!

Last week, Bob Cox, the chairman of our board of directors, published an op-ed in the Globe and Mail that demonstrated how many small and...

What Facebook and Google don’t get about Canada’s digital-tax proposal

Bob Cox, chair of our organization and publisher of the Winnipeg Free Press, has published an article in the Globe and Mail about the starkly uneven playing...

Quebec bill could kill local newspapers, critics say

A bill currently working its way through Quebec's National Assembly could have significant negative impacts on local newspapers if enacted, The Montreal Gazette reports. Last week,...