Newspapers across the country are celebrating National Newspaper Week

This week marks the 79th annual celebration of National Newspaper Week. This week's festivities kicked off on Sunday October 6 and will run until Saturday October 12, when we also celebrate International Carrier Appreciation Day.

In addition to hundreds of newspapers running a national print newspaper campaign this week, we have seen newspapers across the country celebrating in many different ways:

Social media influencers are also showing their support across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  Check out #NationalNewspaperWeek and #NewspapersMatter for hundreds of messages of support or visit News Media Canada’s social media (FacebookTwitterInstagram).