Sing Tao Daily, Canada’s largest Chinese-language newspaper, is ceasing printing of its daily newspaper after more than 40 years. Sing Tao Daily will continue with its journalism online, but end its Canadian print edition on Aug. 28 as it pivots to a digital model. A total of 83 staff will be impacted by the move. Owned by Hong Kong-based Sing Tao News Corporation and Torstar Corporation, Sing Tao will continue to publish magazines, eliteGen, and Canadian City Post in Vancouver, as well as weekend lifestyle insert, Sing Tao Headline. Started in Hong Kong, Sing Tao also published in Toronto, Vancouver, and Calgary.
TikTok is an official partner of the 47th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). As an official festival partner, TikTok will offer a range of programming “designed to amplify new creative voices.” TikTok and TIFF have come together to launch the TikTok Effect House x TIFF Future of Filmmaking Challenge. Additionally, TikTok will be the presenting sponsor of TIFF 2022’s Short Cuts Programme.
QYOU Media’s QYOU USA, its rapidly expanding Social Media and Influencer Marketing business unit, is officially launching QYOU Studios, a creative production enterprise designed to offer brands and marketing partners more robust and complete production capabilities to promote their products on TikTok, Instagram and other social media platforms. QYOU USA has been delivering an increasing level of creative development and customized production for its clients as leading social video platforms grow their importance as mainstream advertising and transactional outlets for major brands. The business unit is on pace to break all previous quarterly and annual revenue records with its growth occurring hand in hand with TikTok becoming one of the most important platforms to market to young audiences.