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  • After 43 years, the Globe and Mail left its “odd-smelling” headquarters on Toronto’s Front Street West for new east-end digs, in a move that publisher Phillip Crawley calls a “sign of faith in the future.” (Some interesting stuff turned up in the move, too). Despite the new Diamond-Schmitt-designed office—the same firm behind the Ryerson Image Centre—the Globe still has to contend with old-office problems like declining print circulation numbers, which prompted a recent round of buyouts.
  • What do the Toronto Blue Jays, Mirvish Productions, and the CRTC have in common? Well, as reported in the Globe, they’ve all has advertisements on Breitbart (the platform for the so-called “alt right”, or, more accurately, white nationalists). The placement of the organization’s ads, which the Globe says are being rectified, is a consequence of modern online ad-buying, which allow businesses’ ads to appear everywhere unless specified otherwise. The news follows Breitbart’s declaration of war on Froot Loop-purveyor Kellogg’s after the company pulled its ads from the site.

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