Weekend (magazine)

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Weekend was a long-running Canadian magazine and newspaper supplement.wikipedia
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Montreal Star

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The Montreal Standard was founded in 1905 as a weekly newspaper and was purchased by the Montreal Star in 1925.
In 1951, the Montreal Star launched its Weekend Magazine supplement (subsuming the former Montreal Standard), with an initial circulation of 900,000.

Montreal Standard

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The Montreal Standard was founded in 1905 as a weekly newspaper and was purchased by the Montreal Star in 1925.
In 1951, the Standard was changed to a magazine format and relaunched as Weekend Picture Magazine (later Weekend) that was distributed across Canada as a weekend supplement to local newspapers.

Peter H. Martyn

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In 1972 he wrote and took photos for two cover stories in the national rotogravure newsmagazine, Weekend.

Star Weekly

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*The Star Weekly - a similar publication based in Toronto.
In 1965, the Star Weekly went from being published by the Toronto Star alone to being published by Southstar Publishers, a consortium of the Toronto Star and Southam Press that also launched The Canadian as a weekend supplement and competitor to Weekend.

Supplement (publishing)

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Weekend was a long-running Canadian magazine and newspaper supplement.

Rotogravure

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Eventually shortening its name to Weekend, the magazine, printed using the rotogravure process, included features writing, cultural and entertainment reporting, cartoons by Doug Wright, colour advertising and photographs and recipes among other items.

Feature story

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Eventually shortening its name to Weekend, the magazine, printed using the rotogravure process, included features writing, cultural and entertainment reporting, cartoons by Doug Wright, colour advertising and photographs and recipes among other items.

Doug Wright (cartoonist)

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Eventually shortening its name to Weekend, the magazine, printed using the rotogravure process, included features writing, cultural and entertainment reporting, cartoons by Doug Wright, colour advertising and photographs and recipes among other items.

Postmedia Network

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In the mid-1960s the Southam newspaper chain launched its own newspaper supplement, The Canadian which replaced Weekend in Southam's newspapers and competed with Weekend for advertising, talent and readers.

Color television

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In addition, the introduction of colour television into Canada in the late 1960s also hurt the magazine.

Adrienne Clarkson

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John Macfarlane became editor in 1976 and eliminated staff writers, using freelance writers and editors instead, allowing him to redirect cost savings to the magazine's travel budget allowing the magazine to adopt an international focus, for example sending Adrienne Clarkson to China to write a feature on the thirtieth anniversary of the Chinese Communist Revolution and author Barry Callaghan to Africa to write a piece on Canadian missionaries.

China

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John Macfarlane became editor in 1976 and eliminated staff writers, using freelance writers and editors instead, allowing him to redirect cost savings to the magazine's travel budget allowing the magazine to adopt an international focus, for example sending Adrienne Clarkson to China to write a feature on the thirtieth anniversary of the Chinese Communist Revolution and author Barry Callaghan to Africa to write a piece on Canadian missionaries.

Chinese Communist Revolution

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John Macfarlane became editor in 1976 and eliminated staff writers, using freelance writers and editors instead, allowing him to redirect cost savings to the magazine's travel budget allowing the magazine to adopt an international focus, for example sending Adrienne Clarkson to China to write a feature on the thirtieth anniversary of the Chinese Communist Revolution and author Barry Callaghan to Africa to write a piece on Canadian missionaries.

Barry Callaghan

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John Macfarlane became editor in 1976 and eliminated staff writers, using freelance writers and editors instead, allowing him to redirect cost savings to the magazine's travel budget allowing the magazine to adopt an international focus, for example sending Adrienne Clarkson to China to write a feature on the thirtieth anniversary of the Chinese Communist Revolution and author Barry Callaghan to Africa to write a piece on Canadian missionaries.

Toronto

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In 1977, the magazine's editorial offices moved to Toronto, Ontario.

Television

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In 1979, with both publications losing readers and ad revenue being lost to television, Weekend merged with its rival to become Canadian Weekend which was renamed Today in March 1980, before ceasing publication in 1982.

Rosemary Gilliat

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Rosemary Gilliat (August 22, 1919 – December 10, 2004) was a photojournalist who traveled across Canada, documenting people and events for publications such as Weekend magazine and the National Film Board of Canada.

Melissa Franklin

Her father, Stephen Franklin, was a British-born journalist who worked as drama critic for the Ottawa Journal and later as staff writer and editor for Weekend magazine.

Ernest Hillen

He took his first job in journalism with the German-language newspaper Torontoer Zeitung, and was later a contributor to Weekend, The Idler, the Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail and The Wall Street Journal before joining Saturday Night.

Robert Thomas Allen

Born in Toronto, Ontario, Allen began his career as an advertising writer for Eaton's and Simpsons, and was a freelance contributor of humorous essays to publications such as Maclean's, Saturday Night, The Canadian, Weekend and Star Weekly.

Greg Clark (journalist)

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In 1951, the Standard was changed to a magazine format and relaunched as Weekend Picture Magazine (later Weekend) that was distributed across Canada as a weekend supplement to local newspapers.