Unfold a Whole New Audience

Newspapers Atlantic is an initiative of the Atlantic Community Newspapers Association (ACNA). ACNA is a non-profit membership organization that represents over 40 newspapers in Atlantic Canada. By working with industry stakeholders, Newspapers Atlantic provides relevant services to all newspaper members, while increasing the profile and effectiveness of the newspaper industry in Atlantic Canada. Learn more »

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Newspapers Atlantic 2018 Standing Finalists

April 23, 2018

Honouring Excellence in Community Journalism

Newspapers Atlantic is pleased to announce the standing finalists for the 2018 Better Newspapers Competition. Winners will be announced on Friday, June 1st at the University of King’s College in Halifax. Join us for a day of professional development workshops followed by an evening reception and awards ceremony.

Dan Barry of The New York Times will lead our Editorial sessions, while Mary Jane Copps (The Phone Lady) and Eric Fry (Sandler Training)  will lead Advertising and Sales.


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Better Newspapers Competition - Call For Entries

December 8, 2017

Newspapers Atlantic is pleased to announce the Call for Entries into this year’s Better Newspapers Competition.

We invite all of our members to submit entries for this annual competition. The awards celebrate excellence in community media across … Keep reading »

Canadians want government advertising in newspapers

October 4, 2017

More than seven out of Canadians want to see advertising for government programs and services in newspapers, based on a survey of more than 2,400 Canadians in December 2016. In smaller markets across the country (under 100,000 population) six in ten adults believe their local community newspaper is the most appropriate medium for government ads.

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