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Torstar Announces Intention to Reorganize Advertising Sales for the Toronto Star and Metro English Canada

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Torstar Announces Intention to Reorganize Advertising Sales for the Toronto Star and Metro English Canada

17:00 EST Thursday, November 14, 2013

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 14, 2013) - Torstar (TSX:TS.B) today announced that the Toronto Star and Metro English Canada intend to reorganize their advertising sales operations, with Metro's advertising sales function acting as the point of contact for the Toronto Star and Metro brands, as well as for other Star Media Group properties.

This reorganization will better position the Toronto Star and Metro, together with other Star Media Group properties, as leading providers of effective and distinctive marketing solutions. With this change, advertising customers will have combined access to compelling marketing solutions across a diverse set of platforms.

ABOUT TORSTAR CORPORATION

Torstar Corporation is a broadly based media and book publishing company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TS.B). Its businesses include the Star Media Group led by the Toronto Star, Canada's largest daily newspaper; Free Daily News Group Inc., which publishes the English-language Metro newspapers in several Canadian cities; Metroland Media Group, publisher of community and daily newspapers in Ontario; and also include digital properties including thestar.com, Workopolis, wagjag.com, toronto.com, save.ca, Olive Media, and eyeReturn Marketing; and Harlequin, a leading global publisher of books for women.

Torstar's news releases are available on the Internet at www.torstar.com.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Contact Information:
Investor Inquiries:
Lorenzo DeMarchi
Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
Torstar Corporation
(416) 869-4776


Media Inquiries:
Bob Hepburn
Director, Community Relations and Communications
Toronto Star
(416) 869-4947
bhepburn@thestar.ca

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