Radio & Television

42% of newcomers who consume news turn to social media as go-to source, MTM says

OTTAWA – Social media is an important news source for newcomers to Canada, according to CBC’s Media Technology Monitor (MTM), which today released an exclusive report that focuses on how newcomers are using social media. More specifically, “42% of newcomers that have consumed news in the past month cite social media as their go-to news source,” a press release announcing the report’s release says. “This ranks higher than other news sources such as news websites (27%), linear TV (21%) and radio (6%).” The MTM report is based on a sample of over 4,000 newcomers. It “explores how new arrivals engage...
 

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.