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

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? From Canada:  Trust in the news is substantially up in Canada, new report finds [J-Source] Copyright in Canada Today [Alberta Magazines] Here’s who was laid off […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer June 5-11

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? From Canada:  Black Press to print Calgary Sun; 52 Postmedia positions to be eliminated [CTV News] How youth activism is kicking unpaid internships to the curb […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer May 29-June 4

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? From Canada:  Announcing the winners of the 41st annual National Magazine Awards [Magazine Awards] How to succeed in digital journalism from the DPAs Emerging Excellence finalists […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer May 23-28

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? From Canada:  Bloggers and commenters fund a journalism fellowship on behalf of one of their own [J-Source] Media Union Condemns Attempted Intimidation of VICE Journalists [CMG] […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer May 15-22

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? From Canada:  2018 Indigenous Voices Awards finalists [Indigenous Voices Award] We shouldn’t allow online hate to silence diverse voices [J-Source] Giving readers a stake in the […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer May 8-14

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? From Canada:  Vocal Fry Studios aims to create an inclusive podcast space [J-Source] Inside the Toronto Star’s bold plan to save itself [The Walrus] La Presse […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer May 1-7

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? From Canada:  There are fewer journalists in Canada than 15 years ago — but not as few as you might think [J-Source] Journalist charged in criminal, […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer April 24-30

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:  Atlantic Journalism Awards — magazines win 5 gold and 10 silver [Canadian Magazines] Canada back in the top 20 of World Press Freedom Index […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer April 17-23

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:  Long journey of reconciliation ahead at Canada’s journalism schools [J-Source] The Canadian Association of Black Journalists is relaunching  [J-Source] Paid internship with the National […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer April 3-9

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:  Working Media podcast: Karen K. Ho [J-Source] 27 writers make 2018 CBC Short Story Prize longlist [CBC Books] CMG welcomes new President of CBC/Radio-Canada, […]

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