Citing a poor advertising market, the Globe and Mail announced today that it is offering full and part-time staff a chance to participate in voluntary buyouts.
The Ryerson Review of Journalism has put its cover story about the Margaret Wente plagiarism scandal at the Globe and Mail online, and it’s worth a read for those who want a relatively complete story on that particular mess. Wente herself declined to be interviewed. Public editor Sylvia Stead would only give emailed answers. Those [...]
Four top newspaper editors in Toronto talked about the challenges facing their newsrooms in a world where print economics are crumbling and digital is proving to be an economic scramble.
On Oct. 22, the Globe and Mail will unleash its metered paywall, restricting casual visitors to 10 articles per month online. After that, you’ll be asked to subscribe to Globe Unlimited, which will be priced about $20 per month plus tax for those casual users.
In response to a slowdown in advertising sales, the Globe and Mail will be asking staff to accept unpaid furloughs this summer as one way to cut costs.
From The Globe and Mail: Publisher and chief executive officer Phillip Crawley told an all-staff meeting Thursday that the paper will implement a metered paywall system this fall, asking readers to pay if they read more than a certain number of articles each month. The number of free articles per month hasn’t yet been established, [...]
Former Globe and Mail journalist Jan Wong has self-published a book about her descent into, and recovery from, severe depression. It will have a priority place on my personal reading list. You can hear Wong talk about her book on May 7 at 7 p.m. at the North York Central Library.
I’ve always thought The Globe and Mail created some fine infographics, but I couldn’t find them on the Web. Not a problem any more.
The Globe and Mail had a good print edition story on the working poor in Toronto and bolstered it online with an interactive map.
Globe and Mail editor-in-chief John Stackhouse spoke at length on Thursday about the editorial vision for the national newspaper institution, one that involves a transformation of newsroom culture and building communities of interest around journalistic content.