OLD Media Moves

Canada site The Logic launches to cover innovation economy

June 12, 2018

Posted by Chris Roush

David Skok, chief executive officer and editor in chief of The Logic, writes about why the Canadian website covering the innovation economy is launching.

Skok writes, “Underscoring everything we do at The Logic is a commitment to making Canada a better place to live and work, elevating its ambitions and provoking important conversations on what the country wants to be.

“Journalism has always played a pivotal role in framing critical discussions, bringing facts to the table and inspiring engagement and debate. At The Logic, we believe the best days of journalism are ahead of us, with readers—not advertisers—at the core of who we seek to serve.”

Read more here.

Before founding The Logic, Skok was the associate editor and head of editorial strategy at The Toronto Star. Previously, he served as the managing editor and vice-president of digital for the Boston Globe, where he led the organization’s digital transformation

The Logic initially has three reporters:

  • Sean Craig, previously a business reporter at the Financial Post, where he covered the media industry and finance, and a national reporter at Global News.
  • Catherine McIntyre, a feature writer who worked for Maclean’s and Canadian Business prior to joining The Logic. She was named Best New Writer at the 2014 National Magazine Awards for her investigation into cancer clusters in New Brunswick industry towns.
  • Zane Schwartz, an investigative journalist who was on staff at the National Post and Maclean’s before joining The Logic. Zane was the 2017 Michelle Lang Fellow in Journalism, where he built a searchable database of five million political donations, revealing the biggest donors in every province and territory for the first time in Canadian history.

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