MastheadOnline News RSS http://www.mastheadonline.com/rss/news.php MastheadOnline RSS en-us Sun, 19 Sep 2021 17:49:28 UTC Sun, 19 Sep 2021 17:30:20 EST http://www.mastheadonline.com circulation@masthead.ca webmaster@northisland.ca New Canadian Business relaunches in October http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20210916714.shtml Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:17:04 EST     The first print issue of the new Canadian Business will hit newsstands on October 4, with the updated website launching the same week. The title is expected to have a quarterly frequency, with two issues this year, and then move to four issues next year. Issues will be distributed on national newsstands, with additional copies mailed to subscribers of Maclean’s and Toronto Life. The Narwhal launches new Ontario bureau http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20210916712.shtml Fri, 17 Sep 2021 07:16:20 EST     The Narwhal is launching a three-person environmental journalism bureau in Ontario this month. The new team will be led by bureau chief Denise Balkissoon, an award-winning journalist who joins The Narwhal after serving as executive editor of Chatelaine.             Rounding out the Ontario team will be reporters Fatima Syed and Emma McIntosh. Syed has reported on the pandemic for Toronto-based non-profit news outlet The Local and hosts the Canadaland politics podcast The Backbench. McIntosh worked previously as an investigative reporter at the Toronto Star and most recently as Queen’s Park reporter at Canada’s National Observer. Ryersonian renamed http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20210916711.shtml Thu, 16 Sep 2021 19:47:22 EST     Ryerson University has renamed the Ryersonian, the Journalism school’s newspaper. The 70-year-old publication, where many an aspiring young journalist cut their teeth, will now be called On The Record. The university previously changed the name of the Ryerson Review of Journalism, to Review of Journalism. Media Startup treats reporters as social media influencers http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20210916710.shtml Fri, 17 Sep 2021 21:03:20 EST   From the “new journalism model” file, comes this story: Puck News is a new media company that aims to cover the four centers of power in the U.S.— Silicon Valley, Hollywood, Washington, and Wall Street. The venture built on two concepts: that journalism shouldn’t be free, and that journalists need to be more like social media influencers.Its founders are veterans of New York media, chief executive officer Joe Purzycki, and editor-in-chief Jon Kelly. New editor at Pulp & Paper Canada http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20210901614.shtml Thu, 2 Sep 2021 16:56:59 EST     Sukanya Ray Ghosh has been named the editor of Pulp & Paper Canada, national brand for the resource/heavy equipment sector published by Annex Business Media. She joined Annex in 2020 as the associate editor of Canadian Contractor, Canadian Rental Service, Glass Canada and Fenestration Review Canadian Jewish News re-launches http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20210901612.shtml Thu, 2 Sep 2021 16:57:03 EST     Canadian Jewish News, the largest Jewish news organization in Canada will rebrand as a digital-first platform after shutting down operations in April 2020, the company announced last week. It’s the second relaunch for the 61-year-old non-profit, which previously shut its doors in 2013 before gaining enough community support to restart operations within a year. Ryersonian To Be Renamed http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20210901611.shtml Thu, 2 Sep 2021 16:56:49 EST     Ryerson University recently accepted all 22 recommendations of the Standing Strong (Mash Koh Wee Kah Pooh Win) Task Force, including changing the university’s name.  In addition to the name change, the task force, which has been working for the last 10 months, recommended sharing materials to recognize the legacy of Egerton Ryerson, and providing more opportunities to learn about Indigenous history and Indigenous and colonial relations. SJC Media mags now on Apple News+ http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20210825063.shtml Tue, 24 Aug 2021 02:10:01 EST     Current and back issues of all St. Joseph Media titles, including Chatelaine (English and French), Toronto Life, Maclean’s, Today’s Parent, Fashion, and Ottawa Magazine are available on the all-you-can-read app.             While it offers many articles for free Apple News also carries paywalled content that requires a subscription. Evolved from Texture, which launched several years ago, Apple acquired it in 2018 and turned it into Apple News+ offering more than 300 magazines, newspapers and publications for $12.99 per month. IGA Takes Majority Stake in Ricardo Media http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20210825061.shtml Tue, 24 Aug 2021 18:03:24 EST     Ricardo Media and IGA have formed a new partnership. IGA has invested in a majority stake in the media company and its various business lines—magazine, TV shows, online, books, stores, restaurants, and food. IGA and Ricardo have a longstanding relationship             Ricardo Media will continue to operate in its current form. Co-founders Ricardo Larrivée and Brigitte Coutu will remain in their leadership positions and employees are expected to keep their positions. Macleans has a new look http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20210809069.shtml Sat, 7 Aug 2021 17:16:51 EST     Macleans magazine is set to unveil a new look with its September issue.   “In an age of distraction, a beautifully designed print magazine is a thing unto itself, a physical artifact that leans into a mandate of beauty and knowledge; ours will deliver current affairs and insight, long-form journalism and dispatches from Canada’s best writers on a range of topics from politics and public affairs to trends in technology, the arts, design and pop culture,” said editor Alison Uncles in her editorial. Ottawa Life files statement of defense in Sloly suit http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20210809067.shtml Sun, 8 Aug 2021 02:18:11 EST    The Ottawa Citizen reports that Ottawa Life magazine has filed a statement of defence in the lawsuit brought by Ottawa's Chief of Police Peter Sloly. Ottawa Life is standing by its story in its March edition and will file a motion to dismiss Sloly’s suit as an attempt to muzzle free speech.   The magazine says it will file a motion to dismiss the suit as a SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation).             Ottawa Life will argue that its statements were true, and commentary grounded in fact, according to the magazine’s statement of defence, filed last month. Collective negotiation needed for digital legislation: NMC http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20210809060.shtml Mon, 9 Aug 2021 02:19:02 EST     News Media Canada, which represents hundreds of print and digital titles that employ 3,000 journalists across the country, has issued a statement about the Government of Canada’s release of its What We Heard report on the consultations for new legislation on digital platforms. Future plc launches Canadian division http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20210803769.shtml Tue, 3 Aug 2021 20:25:04 EST     Future plc, the global platform for specialist media, is launching a Canadian division as it seeks to expand across the Atlantic.             Future Canada, based in Toronto, will add more local content, products, and entities to its offerings from 160 titles, to capitalise on data which shows more than 11 million unique monthly users in Canada already enjoying its brands, the company said. Star Cineplex magazine coming soon http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20210803768.shtml Tue, 3 Aug 2021 04:11:39 EST     Star Cineplex magazine will release its first issue on Aug 7 with distribution in the Saturday Star, online, and to all Scene members across Canada, reports News Media Canada. Print copies will total 350,000, while digital content is expected to reach more than 7 million impressions. Damn Magazine relaunch http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20210803766.shtml Tue, 3 Aug 2021 14:51:30 EST     Damn Magazine, an online pub that covers music news, is adding print issues to its mix. Editor Emily Kennedy was inspired to make the move when she heard a radio show encouraging Canadians to write letters to seniors during the pandemic. She decided to make a magazine for them.