National Newsmedia Council Launches in Canada

Canada has a new press and newsmedia council thanks to a refreshed and renewed commitment to the newsmedia industry by publications across the country, as well as the successful amalgamation of several regional press councils, including the Ontario Press Council, the Atlantic Press Council and the British Columbia Press Council, it was announced today. A launch celebration is planned for early October.


EPPY Awards Entry Deadline Extended

It's not too late to enter the 20th Annual EPPY Awards! The deadline has been extended to midnight on Friday, September 11, 2015. Coordinated by Editor & Publisher, the program honours the best media-affiliated Web sites across 31 different categories, within two divisions. 
The winners will be announced on Wednesday, October 28.
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Upcoming Webinar: Online Media Campus Investigative Reporting Tools for Any Newsroom

Join Online Media Campus on Thursday, September 17 for a webinar focused on digging deeper with story ideas to enrich the experience for readers. 


Newspapers Canada Snapshot 2015 Fact Sheet Released

Newspapers Canada has released a new marketing Fact Sheet that highlights the strengths of community newspapers with updated circulation and revenue data.

Election Coverage: Frequently Asked Questions

With a federal election soon to be called, Newspapers Canada has answers to some common questions about election laws. It should be noted that these rules only take effect after an election has been called. Click here to learn about advertising blackout periods, restrictions on election ads, reporting on opinion ads and more.


JournalismIS Campaign Promotes the Value of Professional Journalism

In an effort to engage the public and support professional journalism in Canada, a group of media stakeholders have developed a campaign titled JournalismIS. The advertising component of the initiative includes a series of print, video and digital ads representing 10 journalism principles including 'telling the truth' and 'getting answers'.


Sponsors include Postmedia, Newspapers Canada, the Canadian Association of Journalists, the Ryerson School of Journalism and Unifor.


2015 EPPY Awards Open for Entries

Presented by Editor & Publisher, the EPPY Awards recognizes media-affiliated Web sites across the globe. Now in its 20th year, the annual contest features 31 categories including Best Mobile App. 


Newspapers are invited to submit entries until August 28. In order to be eligible for this year's competition, entries must have been available online at any time during April 1, 2014 through August 28, 2015.


NewsClips June 2015

Phone Outage Notice

Please note that our system will be down on Friday, June 26. We will have access to e-mail, but phone lines will be down for the majority of the day and back up on Monday, June 29.


Our telephone (905-639-8720) and fax (905-639-6962) numbers will remain the same, however each staff member's extension will change as follows:


OCNA & AdReach Moving to New Office Location

Attention members! Effective July 1, 2015 the OCNA (Ontario Community Newspapers Association) and Ad*Reach, will be relocationg from:


3228 South Service Road, Suite 116
Burlington, ON
L7N 3H8


890 Yonge Street, Suite 200
Toronto, ON
M4W 3P4 


Please update your records accordingly. 

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