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

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: Treat stories about suicide with dignity and compassion [J-Source] Call for Judges: 42nd National Magazine Awards [Magazine Awards] Can Canada’s artistic middle class be […]

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

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 Canada: Alberta Government Invests in the Province’s Magazine Industry [Magazines Canada] What it’s like to earn a living freelance writing in Canada [J-Source] Alberta announces […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Oct 2-9

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: Over 250 Canadian news media outlets have closed in the last ten years [J-Source] Alberta Magazine Publishers Association PitchFest [AMPA] Sara Mojtehedzadeh, Investigative […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Sep 25-Oct 1

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: Refinery 29 to launch in Canada in October [J-Source] New report finds newspaper cuts bad news for local political coverage [J-Source] Negotiations with […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Sep 18-24

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: Reporting on Indigenous stories [AMPA] A new era of ethics [Toronto Star] Why precarious work threatens the health of millennials [The Tyee] The Sprawl […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Sep 11-17

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: 7 Ways For Freelancers To Boost Productivity [The Freelance Hustle] Europe provides a roadmap to better internet for authors [Writers Union of Canada] UQAM […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Sep 5-10

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: Postmedia threatens to lock out Ottawa Citizen and Sun staff if offer rejected [J-Source] How Canadian journalists take care of themselves [J-Source] The Urban […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Aug 28-Sep 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: 7 smart ways for freelancers to boost productivity [Freelance Hustle] On Labour Day weekend, ponder importance of unions, free press for our society [CWA […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Aug 21-27

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: Ottawa union bargaining results may reverberate across Postmedia [J-Source] This Mag launches a national talk series [Canadian Magazines] CMG steps up fight for fairness […]

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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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