Now on J-Source: Quebecor CEO steps down, Global launches BC 24-hour news channel, Toronto Star experiments with ebook subscription model
TORONTO, March 14, 2013 /CNW/ -
Péladeau stepping down as Quebecor CEO
By Tamara Baluja
After 14 years at the helm of the company founded by his father, Pierre Karl Péladeau will step down as CEO of Quebecor Inc., and will be replaced by Robert Dépatie, the president of the company's Videotron division.
Global launches B.C.'s first 24-hours news channel today
By Tamara Baluja
This is the first time Shaw Media is launching a 24-hours news station, but unlike other networks, it will test the waters in Metro Vancouver, where BBM Canada statistics show it has a strong base.
Toronto Star experiments with ebook subscription model
By Eric Mark Do
The Toronto Star is testing the ebook market with a subscription model — a first for a Canadian newspaper. Launched in November, Star Dispatches ebooks are long-form journalism pieces that are produced weekly. In the first of a two-part series, J-Source looks at the business of ebook production, marketing and sales.
Pink Triangle Press terminates nine Toronto jobs, shuts down Fab
By Tamara Baluja
Citing financial pressures and declining advertisement revenue, Pink Triangle Press has terminated nine Toronto-based jobs and is shutting down publication of the popular gay magazine Fab.
The Globe and Mail leads NNA nominations
J-Source has the full list of National Newspaper Award nominees with links to the nominated works. The Globe and Mail leads with 15 nominations followed by 12 for La Presse and nine for The Toronto Star. The winners for all 22 categories will be announced at an awards ceremony in Ottawa at the Canadian War Museum on May 3.
IN THE NEWS
- Victoria Times Colonist publisher Bob McKenzie steps down
- TC Media launches Quebec women's magazine; Sylvie Poirier named editor-in-chief of Véro
- Gallery: Global Maritimes opens new studio in Halifax
- CBC opens first new radio station in Ontario in 40 years
- Canadian startup Media Spot Me helps journalists find experts
- Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom accepting award applications
- CJFE Online Q&A: Digital privacy and free expression
- Globe and Mail asks staff to take summer furlough again
- March 14: The Future of Digital Media
- March 21: SAJA Talk: South Asian Stories in the Newsroom
- Mar. 27: CJF J-Talk in Ottawa: Politicians and Political Reporters Talk Social Media , ON
J-Source and ProjetJ are projects of The Canadian Journalism Foundation in collaboration with leading journalism schools and organizations.
CJF J-Talk: The CJF and Carleton University are proud to present On the Hill, Online and In the Loop: How Social Media is Changing
Politics and Reporting, our first J-Talk in Ottawa. This event features back-to-back panels of politicians, then
political reporters, talking about how they use social media. Book your ticket now.
CJF Award: The deadline for the Greg Clark Award is tomorrow, March 15, at 5:00 p.m. EST. If you're an early-career journalist looking to explore your beat in-depth for a week, apply now.
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