You would now need two shares of CanWest stock, plus six pennies and the GST, to buy a copy of the Ottawa Citizen.
New low: 47 cents.
In other media news, Fred Kuntz is leaving the Star, making the newsroom a little merrier this Christmas. Kuntz, much-loathed company/Honderich hatchetman, chose the loser road of ditching analysis for short, soft stories. His departure comes just a few weeks after publisher Jagoda Pike walked the plank and was replaced by newsman John Cruikshank.