Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Nov 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 around the web: How paying artists for their work can help Toronto’s economy [Toronto Star] There’s no journalism on a dead planet [J-Source] A Beginner’s […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Oct 29-Nov 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 around the web: The Logic raises $1.8 million in seed round funding [The Logic] Postmedia, Torstar Take Taxpayer Cash, Fight to Keep Public in Dark […]

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

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 around the web: How to keep freelance work from eating up your life [Freelancers Union] Four steps that make writing less overwhelming [Fast Company] What […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Oct 16-21

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 around the web: How to Avoid Problem Clients [Inc.] This freelancer threw herself a company party of one (and you should too) [Freelancers Union] Ditching […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Oct 9-15

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 around the web: How Freelance Travel Bloggers Can Increase Earnings and Volume [Freelance Writing Jobs] Tried and true strategies to make the most of every […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Oct 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 around the web: An Online Portfolio Can Change Your Career: 11 Writer Websites We Love [The Write Life] 57 million people worked as freelancers this […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Sept 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 around the web: Photojournalists’ last shots [CJR} Net 90 payment is a policy that freelancers can’t afford [Freelancers Union] “Indigenous women don’t need a voice. […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Sept 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 around the web: The freelancers guide to getting found online [Freelancers Union] Fighting uphill for artists’ rights [Medium] How to go freelance, a psychological guide […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Sept 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: A Platform to Encourage and Protect Canadian Creativity [TWUC] Inside the Vancouver Sun after Anti-Immigrant Op-ed Debacle [The Tyee] Disinformation agents will target Canadian […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Sept 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: Advocates condemn xenophobic op-ed by Calgary instructor calling for end to diversity [CBC] Postmedia editorial staff in Vancouver disavow published commentary criticizing diversity, tolerance, […]

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