Free Press back in press, National Post pulling out

October 30, 2008

The (mercifully short) strike at the Winnipeg Free Press strike has ended. Good.

The really interesting tidbit in this text though is that the National Post is pulling out of Central Canada. It seems there might have been something behind the recent speculations about the Post after all, not just the usual Globe and Mail wishful thinking.

Previous post on this topic: Winnipeg Free Press on strike

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The National Post for sale?

August 7, 2008

Lawrence Martin speculates on who might buy the 10-year old National Post in this morning’s Globe. More than the political leanings of prospective new owners, it would be interesting to see how they would try to make the newspaper profitable.