Category Archives: Media

Sackville’s competing rallies for freedom in Bill Johnstone park

About 25 protesters from across New Brunswick brought the World Wide Rally for Freedom 13.0 to Bill Johnstone Memorial Park on Saturday while about three times that number joined a counter demonstration to support the right of LGBTQ students in … Continue reading

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They’re baaack! Jamie Irving to head Postmedia Board of Directors

Reports that the Irvings had given up their New Brunswick newspaper empire have suddenly proven premature with the appointment of Jamie Irving as Executive Chair of the Postmedia Board of Directors. The American-owned Postmedia chain that dominates the Canadian (and … Continue reading

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Observers react to end of Irvings’ newspaper monopoly

New Brunswickers woke up to a new reality today with the announcement that the Irving monopoly newspapers have been sold to Postmedia, a Toronto-based chain that publishes more than 120 papers across the country including the National Post, Ottawa Citizen, Toronto Sun … Continue reading

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Author calls for a freer press amid concerns over reported cost cuts at Irving papers

The author of a new book on the concentration of media ownership in New Brunswick is calling on the federal government to support a free press here before it’s too late. “The feds have been looking at this problem for … Continue reading

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