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Media cast in different role as Quebec studies aid to struggling industry : Quebec media companies seek government help

Aug 28, 2019 - The Canadian Press

QUEBEC - Media representatives accustomed to shaping coverage of proceedings at Quebec's national assembly have been thrust into a different role this week, appearing as witnesses before a legislature committee seeking ways to rescue a troubled industry.

One by one, they have told the committee studying the future of the media that government must act urgently to save the province's news industry. They point out that traditional newsrooms across Quebec have shrunk due to steep declines in ...