Written on Feb, 10, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

Source: princegeorgecitizen.com Effective the week of Feb. 15, the newspaper will publish five days per week, from Tuesday to Saturday. “The Monday edition of the Citizen has always been our smallest in terms of advertising revenue and for news,” publisher Colleen Sparrow said. “We are refocusing our efforts to serve our advertisers and our readers Tuesday through Saturday.” Home delivery …

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Written on Feb, 05, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

Source:bloomberg.com Follow this link to read the entire story Majority ownership of Canada’s largest newspaper chain could fall into the hands of a little-known Canadian investment firm from those of a U.S. hedge fund as concern mounts that Postmedia Network Canada Corp. may default on more than half a billion dollars in debt.

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Source: thewalrus.ca Read to the entire story click here MY POSTMEDIA CAREER began September 2013 with a tour of the Edmonton Journal’s downtown office. Stephanie Coombs, the managing editor of the historic city newspaper, led me through the empty first floor; where the once-mighty department for the classifieds once resided, now occupied by two clerks at a front counter. We wandered through …

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Written on Jan, 31, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

Source: thestar.com/business There is a cancer on Canadian journalism. The malignancy is Postmedia Network Canada Corp., a foreign-controlled, debt-burdened contrivance flirting with insolvency that nonetheless is relied upon by about 21 million Canadian readers. Postmedia’s 200-plus media outlets, mostly newspapers, including some of the biggest dailies in the country, represent a far greater concentration of news media ownership than exists …

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Hello, world! Welcome to the Local Xpress. This is a brand-new online news site brought to you by the 61 striking newsroom and bureau staff of Canada’s largest independent daily newspaper. You can read about that here, here and here if you’re interested. Since going on strike a week ago, we’ve missed the work that we do. Remo Zaccagna, who covers municipal politics, went to a …

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Written on Jan, 26, 2016 by in , | Leave a comment

Source: times colonist.com The Nanaimo Daily News will stop publishing next week, ending 141 years in business. See more at: http://www.timescolonist.com/

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Written on Jan, 26, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

Source: nowtoronto.com BY ROSS HOWARD JANUARY 23, 2016 Most of the money drained by Postmedia from its newspapers went to its offshore debt-holders. Time to declare the news media a national strategic industry with tighter controls imposed against monopoly ownership. Torontonians probably don’t feel it the way those of us in affected cities do – Postmedia’s latest job-killing, democracy-sapping manoeuvre was all too …

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Email offers ‘full time contracts of up to four months,’ work from home without bylines   Source:cbc.ca Please click here to read story

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Source: pewresearch.com Click to read entire story here This weekend, Boston Globe editorial employees received an unusual request: Could anyone run a paper route? Due to problems with the paper’s new distributor, some home subscribers had not received their print editions. About 200 Globe workers responded to the call, and hand-delivered copies to local residents. Although the paper announced Tuesday that it was returning to its …

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