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 10-16

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:  Remembering Tyler Bieber, the sports journalist who died in Humboldt Broncos bus crash [J-Source] After public turmoil, what comes next for Canadian Journalists for […]

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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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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer March 27-April 2

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:  Forum Freelance Fund Bursaries [Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence and Trauma] Opinion: How Ottawa should spend its $50 million to support local news [J-Source] […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer March 20-26

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:  Student journalist award winners honoured at the Emerge Media Awards [Canadian Magazines] Radio-Canada reporter won’t face harassment charge [CBC] Torstar and Postmedia talked job […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer March 13-19

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:  Women journalists and the glass ceiling [J-Source] The 2018 National Magazine Awards Jury [Magazine Awards] Radio-Canada reporter arrested for harassment after requesting interview [Ottawa Citizen] […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer March 6-12

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:  Canada’s entertainment industry releases collective code of conduct [CBC] CWA Canada scholarships – post-secondary education or training [CMG] Journalism schools can fill the local […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Feb 27-March 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:  Government prolongs the agony for newspapers… just a bit [J-Source] Budget media provisions disappointing, industry says [Globe and Mail] Andrew Cash: Public policy must […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Feb 20-26

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:  Canadian authors respond to unprecedented legal attack from provincial education ministers and schools [TWUC] Ottawa to pledge $50 million for local journalism in budget […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Feb 13-19

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 cuts staff across Canada as they undertake reorganization [J-Source] Torstar cuts jobs, internship programs; board chair says the company is fighting for […]

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