Postmedia

3 Ways You Misunderstand Journalism

Dave Yin | Posted 02.04.2016 | Canada Business
Dave Yin

It's not often that journalists talk about themselves. As much as we convince readers on a daily basis that the subjects of our stories matter, we failed to convince you that we matter. It comes as no surprise then, that much of the mudslinging in recent weeks in response to reporters speaking out about the massive layoffs are based on a misunderstanding of what we actually do and why.

Postmedia CEO Fires Back At Toronto Star For Calling It A 'Cancer'

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 02.09.2016 | Canada Business

The war of words continues.

The Liberals Must Act To Save Canada's Struggling Newsrooms

Jerry Dias | Posted 01.28.2016 | Canada Business
Jerry Dias

At a time when our consumption of the news is at an all-time high, the very institutions at the heart of our news media are in crisis -- and demanding the attention of our political leaders. Postmedia combined newsrooms in Ottawa, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver in a move that not only saw many talented and dedicated journalists pushed out the door, but also saw distinctive voices quieted.

Moody's Downgrades Postmedia Rating, Cites 'Lack Of Confidence'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2016 | Canada Business

"Postmedia's results following its April 2015 acquisition of the Sun Media assets have been worse than we expected."

Journalism Isn't Dying - It's Being Murdered

Dave Yin | Posted 01.22.2016 | Canada Business
Dave Yin

No matter how quickly information can now travel, or how many people are able to share it, when the next terrorist attack is developing at home or abroad, or the next time a public figure's lies need exposing, or even when your own community or job is facing down corporate interests, it won't be a stranger with a Twitter account sticking out their necks for you.

Postmedia Woes Hint At A Growing Media Monopoly In Canada

CP | Aleksandra Sagan, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.20.2016 | Canada Business

"Newspapers aren't the cash cow they used to be and they're never going to be that again."

Postmedia Lays Off Journalists Amid Newsroom Consolidation

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 01.19.2016 | Canada Business

Ninety journalists at daily newspapers across the country are expected to lose their jobs.

Major Cuts Coming At Postmedia After Another Quarterly Loss

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.13.2016 | Canada Business

Earnings are falling at Canada's biggest newspaper publisher, even on the digital side.

Postmedia Gives Readers The Finger

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 01.05.2016 | Canada Business

We couldn't help thinking of "Thumb Wars."

Postmedia Could Run Out Of Money In 2017: S&P

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 12.02.2015 | Canada Business

Standard & Poor's analyst David Fisher said Postmedia's capital structure is "unsustainable."

Arthur Kent's Friend Says 'Scud Stud' Column Was A 'Hatchet Job'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

The article used unnamed sources and did not have any comment from Kent.

Calgary Lawyer Will Testify To Leaking Information In Kent Case

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2015 | Canada Alberta

"Wowzers. It's all bad,'' she wrote.

'Scud Stud' Lawyer's 'Inappropriate' Remarks Cause Jury Dismissal

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.17.2015 | Canada Alberta

Kent indicated that he would be willing to go ahead with only a judge. Postmedia lawyers agreed.

Lawyer In Arthur Kent Trial Calls Postmedia Article 'Defamatory'

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2015 | Canada Alberta

"Consider what the word 'dud' means."

'Scud Stud' Defamation Case Heads To Court

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2015 | Canada Alberta

A piece by Martin appeared under the headline "Alberta's 'Scud Stud' a 'Dud' On Campaign Trail.''

Canada's Newspapers Were In The Tank For Harper, Media Analysis Finds

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.11.2015 | Canada Business

Canadian newspapers overwhelmingly supported Stephen Harper’s Conservatives in the past two elections, much more so than they would have if they had...

Postmedia Losses Continue In Q4 Despite Sun Media Revenue Boost

CP | Posted 10.22.2015 | Canada Business

For the full 2015 financial year ended Aug. 31, Postmedia had a $263.4 million loss — compared with a $107.5-million loss in fiscal 2014.

Postmedia Axes Evening Tablet Editions

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.21.2015 | Canada Business

"They're beautiful products and we're incredibly proud of how they look, but they didn't reach a critical mass of audience or advertisers."

Andrew Coyne Quits Executive Role At National Post

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 10.19.2015 | Canada

"My view was that that was what I was paid to do as a columnist: give my honest opinion on issues of public interest."

Conrad Black Not Impressed With Quality Of Postmedia Papers

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.10.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Former media baron Conrad Black expressed his dissatisfaction Thursday with Postmedia's turnaround effort as Canada's largest newspaper ch...

Postmedia Bleeds Money In Q3

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.09.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Postmedia Network Canada Corp. says its losses mounted in the third quarter as Canada's largest newspaper chain saw advertising and circul...

Rob Ford's Ex-Press Secretary To Run Toronto Sun

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.26.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Postmedia has announced two new editors at papers in Toronto and Ottawa as it works to bring its operations together with its recently purch...

5 Seriously Disturbing B.C. Political Donations

DeSmog Canada | Posted 06.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

The 2014 financial reports from B.C.'s political parties are out and my face hurts from all of the eyebrow raising.

Sun Newspaper Buyout Gets Competition Bureau's OK

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Postmedia Network Canada Corp.'s $316-million deal to buy Sun Media's English-language newspapers and digital properties cleared a key regula...

A First For Postmedia

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Falling print advertising revenues weighed heavily on the latest results from Postmedia Network Canada Corp., but the newspaper publisher re...