Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer August 27-Sept 3

Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, publishing, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler?

 

From Canada:

 

From the U.S. and beyond:

 

This week on Story Board:

  • The Born Freelancer on Playing the Long Game: A freelance colleague of mine recently told me that he was sitting on what might be the biggest story of his career. So, I asked, why had he not gone public with it? “I can’t” he replied with a slight sigh, “I’m playing the long game”. Immediately I understood what he meant and respected him even more for his decision…
  • Canadian Intern Association holds first Vancouver meeting: The Canadian Intern Association is holding its first Vancouver meeting tonight at the Firehall Branch of the public library. The Association was founded last year by University of Ottawa law student Claire Seaborn, who noticed a dearth of advocacy groups to address the growing problem of illegal unpaid internships…

 

Spot a story you think we should include in next week’s Off the Wire? Email the link to editor@thestoryboard.ca or tweet us at @storyboard_ca.

 

Posted on September 3, 2013 at 9:03 am by editor · · Tagged with: ,

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