Alberta Diary: All hands to Damage Control! Edmonton Journal tips east-end printing press over the side

Some of the Edmonton Journal’s printers at work in the newspaper’s Eastgate printing plant, which will be shuttered next year, as described by Journal Publisher John Connelly, who is pictured below. So much for the power of the press. As first reported in this space on Oct. 10, 2010, the floundering Edmonton Journal is about ...

Alberta Diary: Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald to shed more staff as newspapers struggle to survive

Peering through the fence at the newspaper business in 2012. Canadian newspapers may not be exactly as illustrated. Below: Edmonton Journal editor in chief Lucinda Chodan. The newspaper industry was officially pronounced a dead man walking on Sunday, July 8, 2012. The declaration was made by no less an authority than the New York Times, ...