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Mixed reviews from publishers following Canadian media industry report

Last week, the Public Policy Forum released its much anticipated report on the Canadian media industry.  The report echoed several policy amendments for which our...

Public Policy Forum releases report on Canadian media industry

The Public Policy Forum will be releasing its major report on the news media industry and democracy in Canada on Thursday, January 26, 2017. Entitled...

Could Google come to the aid of newspaper publishers?

The investments currently being made by Google's Digital News Initiative, in Europe, could be a viable option to help guide news publishers through a challenging...

Globe publisher asks Canadian Heritage to level the playing field for...

In the wake of the CBC's ongoing digital expansion, Globe and Mail publisher and CEO Phillip Crawley recently testified before the Canadian Heritage committee of the House...

Could help for newspapers be coming?

Federal Heritage Minister Melanie Joly said she would not rule out helping Canada's newspaper industry, in a speech made late last week to Montreal's...

Newspapers making major lobbying push

This week's edition of The Hill Times newspaper features a detailed article on Newspaper Canada's continued lobbying efforts of the federal government. At the top of the association's lobbying agenda...

Newspaper leaders take their message to Parliament

Last week, several industry leaders appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage for their ongoing study of 'Media and Local Communities'. Testifying...

Quebec newspapers form industry coalition to seek government funding

A large majority of Québec newspapers have formed a coalition to demand that the government establish a funding program for the industry in order...

Ottawa cuts newspaper ad spending

A yet to be released report by the federal government has dramatically shifted its advertising to the internet and away from daily newspapers even...

Op-Ed: Newspapers Canada addresses Heritage Committee on behalf of publishing industry

Bob Cox, publisher of the Winnipeg Free Press and chair of the Canadian Newspaper Association, addressed a House of Commons committee on Tuesday, May...