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Torstar contracts out printing to Transcon

Torstar says 220 full-time employees and 65 part-time staff will be affected by a plan to sell its Toronto-area printing plant and outsource the work to Transcontinental, Canada’s largest commercial printing company. The switch to Transcontinental is expected to...

How to preserve work before Internet eats it

When he first started his career as a journalist, Kevin Vaughan carefully clipped each story, scribbled the date on top and tucked it into a file folder. That turned, eventually, to grabbing the day’s paper and tossing it in a closet. “It was like that for...

Al Jazeera America to shut down by April

The cable news channel Al Jazeera America, which debuted in 2013 to great fanfare when it promised to cover American news soberly and seriously, will be shutting down by the end of April. The move was announced at a companywide meeting on Wednesday. In a memo to the...

Halifax paper asks freelancers to scab

The Chronicle Herald has contacted freelance journalists and recent graduates to replace reporters during a possible work stoppage. A late November email from Herald management, provided to CBC News by one of the freelancers, asks if the journalist would be interested...