Canadian Publishing Industry News
17 February 2019,     LONDON

Facebook Launches a Magazine in Print

Facebook print magazine, only in England
Facebook print magazine, only in England
Facebook the worlds major player on  social media and online is joining the print magazine  industry with the launch of GROW, a quarterly magazine aimed at Business owners. It is   only available in the UK. With the appearance of a magazine , Facebook does not to call it a “magazine.”  Its format is  a magazine, including interviews with leading business figures. Grow is designed as a thought leadership platform that shines a light on people,

17 February 2019,     CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO

Cambridge Times Reduces Print Editions

 
The Cambridge Times will no longer produce a Tuesday print edition and instead focus on news delivered several times a day, seven days a week on CambridgeTimes.ca. They will continue to produce and deliver a print edition every Thursday. The  decision to consolidate the print editions was taken after  feedback from advertisers, readers and staff.

1 February 2019,     TORONTO

First Joint Story By Reader's Digest and United Church Observer

 
Reader’s Digest Canada and The United Church Observer have unveil their first joint effort—a account of the July 2018 rescue of the White Helmets, Syria’s  volunteer first responders.  In August 2018,veteran journalist Sally Armstrong and photographer Peter Bregg travelled to Jordan and Israel to learn about the people and planning behind the secret Canadian-led international operation that saved 422 lives

1 February 2019,     TORONTO

B2B Awards Launch By National Magazine Awards

Now moving into B2B awards
Now moving into B2B awards
The National Media Awards Foundation, a bilingual charity that facilitates Canadian journalism awards programs, has announce the inaugural National Magazine Awards: B2B. B2B creators and publishers will be recognized through the NMA: B2B annual awards program. B2B awards will recognize excellence in 19 categories, including recognition for achievement in personal and company profiles, trade

20 January 2019,     TORONTO

Postmedia Print Revenue Continues To Decline

Postmedia's Flagship Publication
Postmedia's Flagship Publication
Revenue for the quarter was $171.3 million as compared to $189.0 million in the same period in the prior year, a decrease of $17.7 million or 9.4%. The revenue decline was primarily due to decreases in print advertising revenue of $14.0 million or 15.4% and print circulation revenue of $4.6 million or 7.9%.

20 January 2019,     CLEVELAND, OHIO

Tabbies B2B Magazine Awards Call For Entries

 

International B2B Magazine Awards
International B2B Magazine Awards
The Tabbies international b2b magazine competition encompasses 18 categories, and is open to English-language business-to-business publications around the world that are published at least three times per year.The Tabbies allows all b2b editors, publishers and art directors the opportunity to have their best work judged by their international peers. Publications need not be  international ,

17 January 2019,     TORONTO

Call For Entries Canadian Journalism Foundation Awards

 

 
Canadian Journalism Foundation  awards honouring significant contributions to journalism and to provide fellowship opportunities for early-career journalists. 
Take a look, make a submission or nomination, and share with friends and colleagues whose work and talent deserve to be recognized.The awards include: CJF Jackman Award for Excellence in Journalism, CJF Lifetime Achievement Award,

17 January 2019,     TORONTO

Blue Ant Buys The Baby Shows

Cottage Life another Blue Ant Media brand
Cottage Life another Blue Ant Media brand
Blue Ant Media announced  that it will be expanding its Canadian consumer show business with the acquisition of The Baby Shows, which take place in Toronto in Spring and Fall at the Enercare Centre. The shows adds to the company’s portfolio of consumer events across Canada, which include the Spring and Fall Cottage Life Shows in Toronto, the Ottawa Cottage Life and Backyard Show, the Edmonton Cottage Life and Cabin Show and the Seasons Christmas Show in Toronto.

13 January 2019,     TORONTO

Devin Kinasz New Publisher of Travelweek

Devin Kinasz Publisher of Travelweek
Devin Kinasz Publisher of Travelweek
Devin Kinasz will be taking on the leadership role as the new publisher at Travelweek Group, a Canadian  travel trade publication , in both print and digital. Starting with Travelweek in 2013 as Director of Digital Strategy, Devin was instrumental in doubling Travelweek’s digital revenue over the past 5 years, and led several transformations of different website and email products, plus conceptualized and successfully launched the world’s only virtual reality platform for the travel trade.

13 January 2019,     TORONTO

Paul Godfrey Stepping Down as CEO of Postmedia

Paul Godfrey now Chairman
Paul Godfrey now Chairman
Paul Godfrey is stepping down as CEO of Postmedia Network Canada Corp. but will remain as executive chairman of the company, which owns the National Post, Vancouver Province, London Free Press, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Sun Newspapers and other newspapers. Godfrey  has led Postmedia since its inception in 2010. In 2016 he cut 800 jobs at Postmedia to try to stem mounting losses.

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