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Canadian political ads on Facebook – what are you seeing?

With three provincial elections looming in 2018 (Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick), political parties are gearing up their Facebook ad campaigns. But what are Canadians seeing on their feeds?

The Globe and Mail wants to find out. Because Facebook can specifically target ads that can only be seen by a defined group of people (such as university educated women with children who work in finance), it’s almost impossible to tell who is being promised what. Read more...

Fifty-three organizations recognized as Employee Recommended Workplaces for 2018

Today, Morneau Shepell and The Globe and Mail announced 53 Employee Recommended Workplaces for 2018, in the second annual Employee Recommended Workplace Award. These organizations have achieved high standards for healthy workplaces, as reported by their employees, and have earned to right to use the Employee Recommended Workplace badge in their communication material to identify them as employers of choice. Read more...

The Globe and Mail and Sportradar release NHL predictor hub

The Globe and Mail and Sportradar US, LLC today released The Forecheck, an NHL predictor and the first by a major news outlet, available at

The predictor forecasts individual game outcomes, along with current playoff probabilities for each NHL team. Game statistics are loaded into the predictor after each game.

Redesigned Globe and Mail launches Dec. 1

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On Friday, December 1, The Globe and Mail will reveal its first major print redesign in seven years. This represents the culmination of a transformation that has ushered in changes to The Globe’s desktop, mobile and tablet websites as well as its iOS and Android apps.

“Our goal for the entire print and digital transformation was to create platforms that showcase our award-winning journalism and provide an exceptional experience for our audience, whether they access us through print, mobile or web,” said Phillip Crawley, Publisher and CEO of The Globe and Mail. Read more...

The Globe and Mail to Use “Trust Indicators” to Strengthen Transparency, Help Readers Identify Trustworthy News Sources

Google, Facebook, Bing and Twitter will use indicators to highlight credible journalism

At a time when the public trust in news is declining in much of the world, the news industry is launching a new set of transparency standards that help people easily assess the quality and reliability of journalism.

The Globe and Mail is the only Canadian partner to join leading media companies representing dozens of news sites, including The Washington Post and The Economist, who have begun displaying Trust Indicators on their online stories. Read more...