Canada’s largest circulation newspaper has bowed to the inexorable pressure of falling advertising revenues and cut staff, offsetting some of those cuts by outsourcing page layout work to another company.
The flurry of paywall expansions is continuing, this time with Canada’s largest newspaper announcing it is going to introduce a digital subscription in 2013.
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.
Kathy English, the public editor of the Toronto Star, issued this tweet Tuesday night: Did Rob Ford aide lie to me in seeking correction about Ford’s university record? Was I had? What is truth here?http://tinyurl.com/33onwa8
The Torontoist got spanked over a photo gallery about strippers on break at Zanibar Tavern on Yonge St., and the Toronto Star’s public editor took the paper to task over an odd feature on Pierre Trudeau’s daughter. In both cases, the issue was invasion of privacy.
That honour would go to the Toronto Star: No prostitution free-for-all this weekend
Toronto Star public editor Kathy English launched an impassioned defence of her newspaper’s series into how the Special Investigations Unit reviews police use of force. But is that her job?
From the April 22 Globe and Mail: Final offers to buy CanWest’s newspapers are starting to filter in, but in a twist, the highest bidder won’t necessarily walk away owning Canada’s largest chain of dailies. Instead, cash will be king.
I walked into a convenience store in my nabe on Sunday, but the owner wouldn’t take my money for the Sunday Star. As some sort of customer loyalty recognition thingee, the paper is free (at certain stores?) from Feb. 13 until March 1 — a period that nicely overlaps with coverage of the Vancouver 2010 [...]
I can’t understand a damned thing that Angelo Persichelli wrote about in the Sunday Star. It seems to be something of a swipe at the opposition on Parliament Hill and the Parliamentary press gallery. I read it several times over the course of the day, but it made my eyes tired and my mind foggy.