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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Aug 14-20

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: Will people pay for hyper-local news? [J-Source] Rogers seeks buyer for magazine assets [Globe and Mail] Bell Media signs new long-term broadcast agreement with […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Aug 8-13

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: CBC Ombudsman: Twitter Turmoil [J-Source] Supreme Court will hear Radio-Canada appeal on revealing anonymous sources [CBC] Take the J-Source survey on gender diversity in […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer July 31-Aug 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: Journalism programs struggle to adapt to changing times [J-Source] Working Media Podcast: Eternity Martis [J-Source] SABEW shucks “American” and emphasizes a new, global focus […]

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

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: New documentary will look at state of Canadian journalism industry [J-Source] Stories North course brings journalism students to Yukon [J-Source] Great Canadian Longform is curating […]

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

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: National Observer aiming to raise $1 million to build audience [J-Source] Can reporting on vulnerable people do more harm than good? [J-Source] Trust in local […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer July 10-16

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: Public broadcasting, private boardrooms: Inside the push to put workers on CBC’s board of directors [J-Source] Vice Canada hit with round of layoffs [J-Source] […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer July 4-9

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: The Discourse hosts series of workshops to improve coverage of refugee stories [J-Source] CMG Freelance members gain access to National NewsMedia Council support [CWA Canada] Globe […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer June 26-July 3

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: Torstar cutting 11 full-time, 10 part-time staff at StarMetro in Toronto [Globe and Mail] Journalism organizations condemn criminal charges against two community journalists [J-Source] […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer June 19-25

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: Leader of Far-Right Group Arrested for Invasion of VICE Office [VICE] Institute for investigative journalism launches at Concordia [J-Source] Winners of the 2018 CJF […]

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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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