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Op-ed: Why we’re taking the Trudeau government to task

The hundreds of publications that belong to News Media Canada are in the business of reporting the news – not making it. But this week,...

Levelling the Digital Playing Field: An open letter to Prime Minister...

On Wednesday June 9, News Media Canada will be issuing a historic open letter to the Prime Minister of Canada calling on the Trudeau government to act...

Think Google and Facebook care about community news? Think again.

News Media Canada supports the Levelling the Digital Playing Field initiative, including ongoing calls to the government to keep its commitment to Canadians who rely on local...

Government inaction has cost news publishers

News Media Canada members are calling on the federal government to introduce the long-awaited policy to allow publishers to negotiate fairly with Facebook and...

Google and Facebook control the internet advertising market in Canada

Google and Facebook continue to dominate the $8.8 billion internet advertising market in Canada. In 2019, for example, their combined share of the online...

Industry campaign: If Parliament doesn’t deliver, local news dies

News Media Canada has new creative elements to help you support the Levelling the Digital Playing Field initiative. Publishers are encouraged to run this new...

Facebook Canada says it will not pursue Australia-style agreement with news...

Kevin Chan, Facebook Canada's head of public policy, told a parliamentary committee that applying Australia's model to pay Canadian news publishers for content linked...

Opinion: Google and Facebook revive a medieval practice for the 21st...

The practice of “indulgences” was common among the wealthy and powerful In Medieval Europe. In return for the payment of large sums to the Church,...

News Media Canada responds to Facebook’s funding announcement

Earlier today, the Facebook Journalism Project announced that is was committing an additional $8 million over the next three years to support Canadian media. In response...

New creative available for Levelling the Digital Playing Field ad campaign

News Media Canada has produced a NEW house ad campaign to support the lobbying effort against Google and Facebook as part of the Levelling the...