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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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Feb 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:  Applications open for 2018 Magazines Canada Fellowship Program [Magazines Canada] Top Five Ways to Spot Fake News [J-Source] Discourse Media is launching a membership […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Jan 30-Feb 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:  Times Colonist cuts four staff just weeks after call for voluntary resignations [J-Source] Journalists’ attitudes towards activism are shifting. Are newsroom policies keeping up? […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Jan 23-29

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:  Ottawa poised to help newspapers in upcoming budget [CBC] Message to co-workers at VICE Canada on a difficult day [CMG] CJF-CBC Indigenous Journalist Fellowships […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Jan 16-22

Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire.

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Jan 10-15

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:  Why trauma and mental health must be discussed in journalism schools [J-Source] 3 tips for crafting a winning story from former CBC Nonfiction Prize […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Jan 5-9

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:  2018 TWUC Short Prose Competition call for submissions [TWUC] How journalists in the movies affect the public’s trust [J-Source] Six Canadian writers on some […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Dec 28-Jan 4

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:  Two top execs of Vice Media suspended over sexual harassment allegations [Canadian Magazines] The year that was in Canadian Magazines 2017 [Canadian Magazines] Is […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Dec 19-27

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:  All the cuts (and a few hires) in Canadian journalism in 2017 [J-Source] Calgary freelancers throw office party for the office-less [CBC] Is Donald […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Dec 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:  Employee buyout to save Prince Albert Daily Herald [J-Source] Herald goes local with new owners [Prince Albert Daily Herald] Entries are open for the Tom […]

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