NEWSPAPERS MATTER

#NowMoreThanEver

October 6-12, 2019

Publisher's Toolkit

News Media Canada is pleased to provide this Publisher's Toolkit, with the official material for National Newspaper Week 2019. We encourage members to download the materials below to help celebrate National Newspaper Week and promote the enduring strength of the newspaper industry.

If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Levson, Director of Marketing and Research, at klevson@newsmediacanada.ca.

2019 Logo

Click the logo image to download the official 2019 National Newspaper Week logo in a variety of formats. (ZIP file, 3.0 MB)

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National Ad Campaign

Publishers are encouraged to participate in this nation-wide advertising campaign running in newspaper pages and websites from coast to coast to coast. Click the preview image to access the ad in print and digital formats.

Editorial Support

View our selection of last year's sample op-ed pieces written especially for National Newspaper Week 2018. Use them as inspiration to write your own.

#NowMoreThanEver - National Newspaper Week 2018

Trusted Source

by Bob Cox, Publisher, Winnipeg Free Press, and Chair of the Board of News Media Canada
#NowMoreThanEver - National Newspaper Week 2018

Newspapers Matter

by Margaret Hasein, Publisher, Biggar Independent, Biggar, SK
#NowMoreThanEver - National Newspaper Week 2018

Our Readers Trust Our News

by Paul MacNeill, Publisher, Island Press Ltd., PE
#NowMoreThanEver - National Newspaper Week 2018

Now More Than Ever

by Steve Nixon, Executive Director, Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association
#NowMoreThanEver - National Newspaper Week 2018

Newspapers Matter – Now More Than Ever

by Dave Adsett, Publisher, The Wellington Advertiser, Fergus, ON
#NowMoreThanEver - National Newspaper Week 2018

Is researched, reasoned journalism the next endangered species?

by Sarah Holmes, Publisher and Owner, Gabriola Sounder, BC

Editorial Cartoon

News Media Canada has commissioned an editorial cartoon specifically for National Newspaper Week. Nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist Patrick LaMontagne has created an exclusive cartoon highlighting truth in journalism. His current clients can choose to use this cartoon during the week of October 6-12 and he will also offer community newspapers special pricing for one-time use.  Contact Patrick directly at cartoon@cartoonink.com to obtain high-resolution artwork for publishing.

Carrier Appreciation Day Ads

This year, we celebrate International Carrier Appreciation Day on Saturday, October 12, to recognize the critical role of newspaper carriers in providing Canadians with access to trusted journalism. Click the preview image to access the ad in print and digital formats.

Social Media Support

Want to promote National Newspaper Week on your social media channels?  News Media Canada has promotional images that you can share on your own Facebook, Instagram or Twitter accounts recognizing the important role that newspapers play in our society.  These specifically sized images support the messaging in our national newspaper campaign and can be accompanied by your own message of support. Click the images for more details and to download material.

Local Influencers

Promote National Newspaper Week by engaging LOCAL influencers (including your own staff and reporters!) and ask them to post messages of support on their own social media accounts.  Click the image for more details and sample email copy.

Editorial Support

View our selection of op-ed pieces written especially for National Newspaper Week. Publish any of these free-for-use pieces verbatim or use them as inspiration to write your own.

#NowMoreThanEver - National Newspaper Week 2018

Trusted Source

by Bob Cox, Publisher, Winnipeg Free Press, and Chair of the Board of News Media Canada
#NowMoreThanEver - National Newspaper Week 2018

Newspapers Matter

by Margaret Hasein, Publisher, Biggar Independent, Biggar, SK
#NowMoreThanEver - National Newspaper Week 2018

Our Readers Trust Our News

by Paul MacNeill, Publisher, Island Press Ltd., PE
#NowMoreThanEver - National Newspaper Week 2018

Now More Than Ever

by Steve Nixon, Executive Director, Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association
#NowMoreThanEver - National Newspaper Week 2018

Newspapers Matter – Now More Than Ever

by Dave Adsett, Publisher, The Wellington Advertiser, Fergus, ON
#NowMoreThanEver - National Newspaper Week 2018

Is researched, reasoned journalism the next endangered species?

by Sarah Holmes, Publisher and Owner, Gabriola Sounder, BC

Editorial Cartoon

News Media Canada has commissioned an editorial cartoon specifically for National Newspaper Week. Nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist Patrick LaMontagne has created an exclusive cartoon highlighting truth in journalism. His current clients can choose to use this cartoon during the week of October 1-7 and he will also offer community newspapers special pricing for one-time use.  Contact Patrick directly at cartoon@cartoonink.com to obtain high-resolution artwork for publishing.
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Filler Ads

Use these small space/filler print ads to help promote National Newspaper Week and encourage readers to pledge their support at newspapersmatter.ca. Click the preview image to access the ads.

Ideas

Looking for creative ways to engage your community? Browse the ideas featured in the weekly Idea Generator newsletters.

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