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Levelling the Digital Playing Field

Protect local news with the latest house ad campaign

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

Opinion: The failure of local news left a gap for Google...

Earlier this week, Jamie Irving, the vice-president of Brunswick News and vice chair of News Media Canada wrote an op-ed that was published in...

News Media Canada responds to Facebook Canada’s claims

On March 2, 2021, Facebook's Head of Public Policy for Canada, Kevin Chan, did an online interview with The Logic's Murad Hemmadi. News Media...

Australia passes legislation that will force digital giants to pay for...

After a hectic week that saw Facebook walk back its decision to prevent news sharing on its platform in Australia, the country's parliament passed...

Canada needs to join forces with Australia to fight Facebook’s blackmail

Earlier this week, John Hinds, president and CEO of News Media Canada, published an op-ed on the importance of the Canadian government to take...

Facebook’s news ban blocks pages for fire services, charities, and other...

Update: Feb 23, 2021: Facebook has begun to restore news sharing in Australia after reaching an agreement with the government. You can read comments...

Canadians support government action against Google and Facebook

Recent research confirms that Canadians feel Google and Facebook have become too powerful and more than eight out of ten believe that the government...

Microsoft: Big Tech should pay for news

Microsoft has voiced its support for a plan that would see digital giants, such as Facebook and Google, provide compensation to news publishers for...

Across Canada, headlines disappear

Across the country, almost 100 newspapers large and small ran blank front pages on last week, as part of News Media Canada's 'Disappearing Headlines'...

News Media Canada and APF pen open letter on web giants’...

Last week, John Hinds, president and CEO of News Media Canada and Francis Sonier, president of the Association de la presse francophone co-signed an...