Media advisory - Newspapers 07 - Takin' Care of Business

       CanWest CEO Leonard Asper, US Ambassador David Wilkins, futurist
       Ian Morrison and Washington Post's Rob Curley Speak at Canadian
           Newspaper Association Conference in Winnipeg, May 9 - 11

    TORONTO, April 26 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Newspaper Association, in
conjunction the Canadian Community Newspaper Association and the Canadian
Circulation Management Association, will hold its annual Super Conference in
Winnipeg, Manitoba, from May 9 - 11.
    Speakers at the three-day event, Newspapers 07 - Takin' Care of Business,
include Leonard Asper, President and CEO of CanWest Global Communications
(May  10 at 12:30 PM), and US Ambassador to Canada David Wilkins (5:00 PM on
May 9).
    Futurist and author Ian Morrison will discuss changing business
environments and theorize on the evolution of the newspaper business model at
2:45 PM on May 9. This session will be followed by a panel discussion led by
senior newspaper publishing executives from across the country.

    Other conference highlights include:

    - Rob Curley, Vice-President of Product Development for
      Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive, discusses online innovations
      (May 10 at 8:45 AM);
    - Leon Levitt, Vice-President of Digital Media, Cox Newspapers and Kerry
      Munro, Managing Director of Yahoo! Canada co-host a seminar on
      opportunities through effective partnerships (10:30 AM on May 11)

    The conference will wrap with the presentation of the country's top prizes
for journalism at the 58th National Newspaper Awards Gala on Friday, May 11.

    WHAT:  Canadian Newspaper Association Annual Super Conference

    WHEN:  May 9 - 11, 2007

    WHERE: Winnipeg Convention Centre and Delta Winnipeg Hotel

    WHO:   CanWest CEO Leonard Asper, US Ambassador David Wilkins, Senior
           Canadian and US media company executives and newspaper industry
           leaders, and more.

    See the full conference program on

    Journalists planning to cover Super Conference 2007 are asked to

    About the Canadian Newspaper Association

    The Canadian Newspaper Association is the voice of Canada's daily
newspaper industry. We promote the positive reputation of newspapers as an
essential medium that benefits all Canadians, and as an effective vehicle for
advertisers. The CNA is a vigorous champion of journalistic freedom and
democratic reform and is a valued source of industry information, trends and
best practices.

For further information:

For further information: or to pre-register: David Gollob, Senior Vice
President, Policy and Communications, Canadian Newspaper Association, Cell:
(613) 301-6162,

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