June 24, 2024

The Queens County Citizen

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An era has ended for regional information in Quebec

An era has ended for regional information in Quebec

The latest paper editions of the six dailies that are members of the Coops de l'information are distributed Saturday mornings across Quebec. The moment marks the end of an era for regional news, but also the loss of many jobs.

good (Gatineau/Ottawa), The Novelist (Trois-Rivières), The Daily (Saguen-lac-Saint-Jean), the sun (Quebec), Gallery (Sherbrooke) and The Voice of the East (Granby) now rely on web and mobile applications to reach their readership.

From March 2020, six regional newspapers have restricted publication of their paper to Saturdays. The pandemic and the loss of advertising revenue hastened the decision to fully dedicate themselves to digital.

There is a bit of nostalgiaValerie Gaudreau, editor-in-chief of the sunFriday, at the show All in one morning.

She and her team prefer to look to the future rather than mourn the disappearance of the paper edition of their newspaper, which has been established in Quebec City for 127 years.

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