Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Dec 11-17

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

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From Canada:

From The U.S. and beyond:

Recently on Story Board:

  • The Fine Art of Picking a Niche: This isn’t an article about whether you should choose a niche. I believe that specialization is key to stand out from the writer-saturated landscape. Jack of all trades and all that. Still, for most of us, picking a writing niche is difficult, especially if you have diverse interests or experience…
  • Bargaining on CBC freelance issues underway: In November members of the CMG freelance bargaining subcommittee met with CBC management to begin negotiations on provisions for freelancers in the CMG-CBC collective agreement, which expires March 31, 2019…

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 December 16, 2018 at 8:44 pm by editor · · Tagged with: ,

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