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How is social media affecting attitudes toward news?

Respondents may be more interested in speed than balance, according to a recent study.

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Blue Ant ups its partnership power with new hire

Tyler Cameron will lead business partnerships for the Blue Ant Plus business in hopes of accelerating its growth.

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Who were Twitter’s top Canadian brands?

Wendy’s, AmEx and Paramount Foods were lauded for their launches, influencer strategies and more.

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CBC releases the details on streamer Gem

The pubcaster has relaunched its OTT offering under a new brand, and announced a deal with Wattpad to develop content.

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Andrew MacLeod on facing off against the duopoly

The president of Postmedia on staying afloat in a floundering industry, and how cannabis changed the game.

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Astral digitizes Montreal underground

Bell Media’s OOH division has paired with Transgesco to upgrade three high traffic Société de transport de Montréal stations.

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Carley Fortune: Shaking off media misconceptions

For her 2019 wish, the veteran lifestyle journalist wants to change the way we talk about digital, women’s media, millennials and analytics.

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People moves at Adapt, theScore and StatsRadio

At theScore, a new VP hire signals the industry’s growing interest in e-sports.

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DAZN gets English Premier League rights for 2019

A source familiar with DAZN’s business says the deal further cements DAZN’s position as a destination for the Beautiful Game.

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Audio streamer Deezer goes programmatic

It’s picked Montreal-based Triton Digital to serve up the offering.

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Comscore, Vividata zero in on audience insights

The Plan Metrix Multi-Platform combines Comscore’s digital audience insights with Vividata’s consumer survey data.

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Bell Media to go live with ad-supported VOD platforms

Popular U.S. series like Community and The Facts of Life will be available for free to the users.

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MightyHive confirms S4 Capital merger

Canadaian managing director Tessa Ohlendorf says the merger lends credibility to the “third option” of digital ad and consultation firms.

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Google launches new listing program

The Canadian launch of Services by Google marks the platform’s first venture outside of the U.S.

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Broadsign expands offering with new partnership

The Montreal-based DOOH company inked a deal with mobile-first agency MobPro.