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New evening daily in Nova Scotia

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Double J, Oct 17, 2006.

  1. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    The Valley Today was launched Monday in Windsor, which is about 40 miles northwest of Halifax, the provincial capital. It's targeting rural Nova Scotians who are dissatisfied with the lack of coverage they get from the two existing dailies in Halifax.

    The independent tabloid is being printed by one of its rivals, the Halifax Chronicle-Herald. There are 30 employees, not including 100 carriers, and the paper will be 40 pages to start. The initial daily press run is 10,000 copies and it's hoped that will double within six months.

    It's certainly a great thing to witness the birth of a new daily, but this is an incredibly saturated newspaper market. Along with the three dailies, there are at least five weeklies and a number of bi-weeklies in this general area. Keep your fingers crossed.

    http://www.cbc.ca/cp/Atlantic/061015/t101504.html
     
  2. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

    I would give my left arm to someday work at a paper in Halifax. Seriously. It would make it hard to type, but I'd find a way around it.
     
  3. JR

    JR Active Member

    Windsor, the much-touted, (unfortunately, incorrect) birthplace of hockey.
     
  4. Flash

    Flash Guest

    Would give both arms, fight you for it and then type with my nose.
     
  5. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

    But then what would you use to flash people?
     
  6. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Flash has an advantage: She's already Canuckian. IJAG, you'd almost have to change your citizenship.
     
  7. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

    Oh, I know. I did research on it. Apparently there's some law saying jobs in Canada cannot be given to an American until it's proven that there are no Canadians with the skills to fill the position.

    So as long as one of the prerequisites is to keep your boobs covered...I've got flash beat.

    And I'm not kidding. I love Halifax, and have every intention of some day moving to Canada.
     
  8. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Two nations mourn.
     
  9. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    Need a date for this standoff ... after all, there are tickets to sell and concession to stock for the event. :D ;D
     
  10. Flash

    Flash Guest

    Unfortunately, being uptight is not a prerequisite. You'd lose out then.
     
  11. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Ohhhhhhhhhhh Flash showed you!!!!

    Stupid IJAG, too uptight to show her tits on a message board!!! What a terrible character flaw!!!
     
  12. Flash

    Flash Guest


    Ooooh, look, it's the humorless peanut gallery. Stay bitter and clueless, BYH. It's good for you. No really. It is.
     
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