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Murphy says Corus is in chapter four in the “Book of Covid”


Q4 report shows a rough year with some bright spots By Greg O’Brien TORONTO – “I've described 2020 as the book of Covid,” Corus Entertainment CEO Doug Murphy told financial analysts Thursday morning while presenting the company’s fourth quarter results. “Most of you know the story so far: Chapter one, shock and awe with widespread and unprecedented cancellations of advertising campaigns. Chapter two, stabilization, where we saw those cancellations eased. Chapter three was a modest recovery, when advertisers returned with retooled campaign messages that were conscious of the Covid pandemic,” he continued. “We now find ourselves in the fourth chapter,...