Ad Policy Punishes Papers

Newspaper publishers yesterday blamed federal advertising policy in part for the loss of 16,500 journalism jobs in the last decade. Federal agencies tripled their spending on Facebook ads last year even as Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly lamented the state of local media: “We’ve lost over 20 percent of the newspapers in Saskatchewan over the past two years.”

This content is for Blacklock’s Reporter members only. Please login to view this content. (Register here.)

Back to Top