Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer June 4-10

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:

  • The Born Freelancer on the Art of the Cold Call: Several posts back I interviewed a marketing guru and we discussed various forms of marketing. What he didn’t mention were some of the old school techniques that are still relevant to contemporary freelancers. I’d like to address one of them today: the cold call…
  • Digital Media Mixer in Liberty Village: Torontonians who work in digital media are invited to an event at the Brazen Head Pub on Wednesday, June 19th from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event is being put on by MediaTech Commons, a CMG-run community for Canadians working in digital media…


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 June 10, 2013 at 9:15 am by editor · · Tagged with: ,

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