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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...

Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review releases interim report

The panel tasked with reviewing Canada's Broadcasting and Telecommunications Acts has released a summary report of all its submissions and meetings with industry stakeholders. Titled...

Federal budget legislation receives Royal Assent

News Media Canada is pleased to inform you that Bill C-97 has been adopted and received royal assent. This means that the refundable labour tax...
Box Cox, Winnipeg Free Press

News Media Canada announces nominee to federal government panel

News Media Canada, the national industry group representing about 800 titles in every province and territory, has nominated Bob Cox, publisher of the Winnipeg...

Government program intended to support — not control — journalism

The following is an op-ed written by News Media Canada chair Bob Cox about the recent federal government's announcement to invest in Canadian journalism.   I...

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...

Government regulation coming for tech giants?

The Canadian government is “actively considering” regulating social media giants and believes that self-regulation of the platforms has failed, reports The Toronto Star. Democratic Institutions...
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NMC welcomes the 2019 budget announcements on government support for journalism

Bob Cox, chair of the board released the following statement. “This will make a difference in newsrooms across Canada. It is significant support for journalism....

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...