24 May 2016

      Libraries feel the eBook pinch

      By VERITY STEVENSON The book worm has turned. Local libraries are making noise about eBook prices, saying that they pay multinational publishers up to five times more than average consumers do for the same titles. And libraries — including ones in Toronto, Ottawa, (...)

    • 26 May 2016

      Vice veut être plus présent à Montréal

      Par NATHALIE COLLARD « La clé, c’est de produire du contenu québécois pour les Québécois, affirme le journaliste et cofondateur de Vice Media en entrevue exclusive avec La Presse. Notre philosophie a toujours été basée sur la production de contenu original et local.» « Depuis (...)

    • 25 May 2016

      EU pushes for Netflix to have 20% European content in European nations where it operates

      The European Union on Wednesday unveiled quotas for European films with providers like Netflix and new rules protect children from harmful content online. EU consumer affairs commissioner Vera Jourova said the package "is an important step to bring consumer protection (...)

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