Five Canadian newsrooms join Facebook accelerator program

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Having put out a call for applications in early March, Facebook announced today five Canadian publishers are among the 30 North American news organizations who are joining the Facebook Journalism Project (FJP) reader revenue-focused accelerator programs for 2021. Facebook originally planned to host two FJP accelerator programs focused separately on digital subscriptions and memberships. Instead, Facebook is grouping participants by size and scope: larger publishers with 30 to 100 employees will comprise one group; and smaller publishers with 15 or fewer employees will join a second group. A mix of subscription and membership revenue models will...

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.