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Here’s why you should be following the News Media Canada Instagram...

The News Media Canada Instagram account promotes the newspaper industry from a Canadian perspective.  We regularly repost updates from news media across the country, showcase...

Report recommends new federal body to regulate social media

A report in the Globe and Mail indicates that a new study undertaken by the Public Policy Forum's Canadian Commission on Democratic Expression recommends the...

Where do social media users get their news?

The Reuters Digital News Report, which studied people age 18 and up, found that while Twitter currently is a top source for news and...

More companies pull advertising dollars from Facebook

More than 500 companies have kicked off an unprecedented advertising boycott intended to pressure Facebook into taking a stronger stand against hate speech. Global companies such...

Google will pay publishers to license content

Alphabet Inc.’s Google will begin paying select media outlets featured in a yet-to-be released news service later this year, a major business shift for...

Federal government will introduce legislation to ensure tech giants compensate news...

Legislation modernizing Canada’s Broadcasting Act is “pretty much ready” and will be tabled in Parliament in the fall, when the Liberal government also intends...

Research: Traditional media more trusted than social media

Now in its fifth year, Proof’s CanTrust Index is a leading source of research and understanding of trust in Canada. Trust is critical, now more than...

This Week’s Featured Course on Newspaper Training: How to Use Social...

For newspapers, social media has proven both a blessing and curse. And it is too early to decide which ultimately will be the more...

This Week’s Featured Course on Newspaper Training: How to Optimize Your...

If you imagine your community as akin to the wheel of a bicycle, you want its newspaper to function as the all-important hub with...

Research: Social media leading source of distrust

Fake news is a key driver for Canadians losing trust in media and Facebook is considered the worst offender of fake news distribution by...