Radio & Television

Facebook’s local news ‘Accelerator’ project selects 11 Canadian publishers

Broadcasters left out of first wave of participantsTORONTO – Eleven Canadian newsrooms and publishers have been tapped to join a new $2.5 million local news initiative headed up by Facebook Canada.The Local News Accelerator program, announced earlier this year, is part of the social media giant’s larger efforts to “support journalists, academics and news organizations across the globe to advance journalism and help develop sustainable business models — both off and on Facebook's platforms.”The first wave of participants include Brunswick News, Daily Hive, Winnipeg Free Press, Glacier Media, Le Soleil, London Free Press, Northern News Services, The Discourse, The Tyee, Vancouver...

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.