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News Media Canada is pleased to provide these free-for-use opinion pieces for members to place in their own publications in print and online.

OPINION PIECES

OP-ED: It’s time to save news

By Bob Cox, Chair of the Board, News Media Canada It’s time to save news. You may well ask: What on earth...
World Press Freedom Day

Media, our best hope on World Press Freedom Day

The 2016 media freedom report card makes for uncomfortable reading. Impunity for those who kill journalists continues to undermine attempts...

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

This piece originally appeared in the Globe and Mail on February 28, 2017. You can download a fillable copy...

OP-ED: Presentation to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage

By: Bob Cox, Publisher, Winnipeg Free Press and Chairman, Canadian Newspaper Association; John Hinds, CEO, Newspapers Canada May 31, 2016 Bob...

OP-ED: Helping Newspapers Isn’t Expensive

By: Bob Cox, Publisher, Winnipeg Free Press, and Chairman, Canadian Newspaper Association March 19, 2016 “In the current hand wringing over...

OP-ED: Newspapers aren’t going away

By: Gordon Cameron, Group Managing Editor, Hamilton Community News February 4, 2016 Local newspapers “will always have an important place in...

OP-ED: Canadian newspapers are strong

By Suzanne Raitt, Vice-President, Marketing and Innovation, Newspapers Canada July, 2013 Written by Newspapers Canada's VP marketing and innovation Suzanne Raitt, this 300-word...

OP-ED: Canada’s Newspapers: Enduring and Evolving

By Jessica Napier, Communications Officer, Newspapers Canada March 20, 2013 Written by communications officer Jessica Napier, this 700-word piece provides...