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

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:


From Story Board last week:

  • Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts: Recognition where it is overdue : Whose are the stories we rarely hear? Who do we owe but never praise? The marginalized and the oppressed. The Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts was built on the premise that workers and artists share a common struggle for social justice…
  • What’s your business vision?: It’s the most wonderful time of year: that magical season when every freelancer’s mind turns to thoughts of receipt filing and year-end invoicing. But if you have a work lull approaching over the holidays, the end of the year is also a good time to look ahead…
  • The 5-Minute Freelancer Q&A – Sandra Phinney: In this regular feature, Story Board asks Canadian writers to share a few details about their work habits and their strategies for navigating the ups and downs of freelance life


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

Posted on December 17, 2012 at 9:15 am by editor · · Tagged with: ,

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