Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Sept 12-18

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:  Here’s what Jessica Johnson has planned for The Walrus [J-Source] Here’s why editorial staff at the National Post have started a unionization drive [J-Source] […]

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Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Sept 6-11

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:  Five totally awesome (and free) resources for journalists [J-Source] Announcing the 2017 Dave Greber Freelance Writers Awards winners [Dave Greber Awards] Here are the […]

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Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer August 29-Sept 5

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:  Globe and Mail axes Tabatha Southey, Leah McLaren [Canadaland] Malahat Review Open Season Awards submissions now open [Malahat Review] Free speech groups speak out against […]

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Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer August 22-28

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:  Announcing the Jack Layton Journalism for Change Fellowship [Rabble] Print distribution of the Globe and Mail coming to an end in Atlantic provinces [J-Source] A guide […]

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Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer August 15-21

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:  The role of artists in truth-telling [J-Source] Venture Publishing founded by Ruth Kelly has closed its business operations [Masthead] Events celebrate the launch of […]

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Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer August 9-14

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:  Public consultations launched on reforming Copyright Board of Canada (via @TWUC) Chronicle Herald staff are heading back to work after 18 months on strike […]

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Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer August 1-8

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:  Tentative deal reached between Chronicle Herald, striking employees [CBC] Turning your holiday into a travel writing opportunity [J-Source] Manipulating the Time-Space-Money Continuum [Rags to […]

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Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer July 25-31

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:  Print editions of the National Post and Calgary Herald are no longer available in Saskatchewan [J-Source] CJFE condemns MP’s ‘fake news’ attack on media […]

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Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer July 18-24

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:  Global News braces for possible strikes at five stations [iPolitics] Lay offs at Vice include cuts at Vice Canada [J-Source] CMG to ensure members’ […]

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Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer July 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:  News health bolstered by local collaborations, expert’s work shows [J-Source] Province using rarely used power to help end Chronicle Herald strike [CBC] Federal Court […]

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