Cornwall Ontario – In 2017 news outlets simply are folding under the financial pressures of the industry. Pressure from an essentially unregulated industry. Pressure from a digital takeover of media ads via US conglomerates in anti-social media, and simply a loss of two streams of revenue have seen older established newspapers fold or on life […]
Cornwall Ontario – Odds are if you’re reading this it’s not the first time you’ve visited the Cornwall Free News. It’s not easy running an Independent newspaper in 2017. It’s even harder in smaller markets. While we like other face challenges in a struggling economy and competing with giants like Google and facebook for digital […]
Cornwall Ontario – Milena Cardinal once told this writer that journalism is the last defence for a democratic society and that we should spend more time in courtrooms holding justice accountable. Having gone through many court cases since living here in Cornwall what I’ve noticed is that most cases don’t seem to be won or […]
So Which Cell Phone Company to Pick in Canada as Virgin Mobile Pushes Me Away After Nearly Ten Years?
CFN – Cell phones have become a part of our lives. It’s hard to work or play without them and the new Smart Phones have so many features you “virtually” can have your whole office and life on one. Many times I’m in the field and can file a story with my phone. One […]
CFN – The difference between Winners & Losers is how they deal with Adversity. We at CFN do consumer advocacy at times. Some companies can be very difficult and very penny wise and pound foolish. When Ms J contacted us here in Cornwall Ontario with an issue she was having with Fido over […]
Will you be one of our next CFN 100 Subscribers before September 1, 2013 & Help Bring Back Seaway Radio? PRIZES!
CFN – It’s that time! CFN is having our first Subscription drive. Like most media today we need to pay the bills to grow and expand; but we need your help. If you love, or even like CFN ( or would miss hating us if we shut down) and Independent media now’s a […]
121,157 Unique Visitors for CFN in June & July 2013 – Where are you Advertising Marketing & Messaging? NUMBERS
Even though we’ve had a rainy summer things have been hot at CFN! We shattered our two month record for traffic with 121,157 Unique Visitors for June & July 2013! AUGUST IS THE LAST MONTH TO SIGN UP FOR YOUR LIVING AD at the SPECIAL RATE Call 613 361 1755 to book today! That […]
A review of local news websites show that only two allow anonymous posts: the Standard-Freeholder and the Cornwall Free News. Both sites have some moderation of comments, but a review of activity over the past several months have led staff to concur with the generalized assessment of the practice by the American Journalism Review: “Comment sections are often packed […]
CFN – Some people ask why I buy my gas for the most part over the border in Akwesasne. The answer is that I hate getting gouged. I hate companies playing games. The gas in Akwesasne is from McEwen which has many stations here in Eastern Ontario. For the most part gas has been […]
CFN – For most people a vehicle is the largest purchase they make next to buying a home. For Shirley Brunet her birthday gift to herself of a 2007 Dodge Caliber turned into a nightmare. To the point that Ms Brunet and her family were picketing Alexander Auto in Cornwall Ontario as […]