The two companies traded and then closed down dozens of community papers.
All options are being considered, Melanie Joly said.
The newspaper is laying groundwork for local newsrooms.
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.
The Halifax Chronicle Herald's editorial staff walked off the job at 12:01 a.m. Saturday.
“Jobs will be cut in a number of departments and I’m sorry to say that our newsroom is also affected.”
This was part of the company's plan to go paperless.
Like any craft, journalism, requires audience attention, appreciation and consideration -- akin to a handmade ceramic mug that can sit alongside a disposable paper cup, news can be authored by a Pulitzer prize wining journalist or a passerby at an event with a cell phone. Both have value but their objectives differ.
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Job cuts, outsourcing, and a paywall push in the face of plunging advertising sales at Canada’s largest-circulation newspaper