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

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 braces for possible strikes at five stations [iPolitics] Lay offs at Vice include cuts at Vice Canada [J-Source] CMG to ensure members’ […]

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

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:  News health bolstered by local collaborations, expert’s work shows [J-Source] Province using rarely used power to help end Chronicle Herald strike [CBC] Federal Court […]

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

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:  This is Worldtown is dedicated to telling the stories of women of colour [J-Source] The elusive data behind copyright reform [Policy Options] Postmedia turns […]

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Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer June 27-July 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: Ryan McMahon has big plans for his Indigenous media platform [J-Source] It’s time to start The Conversation in Canada [J-Source] The Toronto Star, “surprised […]

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Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer June 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: Here’s what the New York Times has learned covering Canada so far [J-Source] The Gig Is Up: How the Freelance Economy Is Changing Work […]

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Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer June 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: Announcing the National Media Awards Foundation [Magazine Awards] New radio stations to serve urban Indigenous communities in 5 cities: CRTC [CBC] Magazines Canada breaks new […]

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Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer June 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: After living abroad, I can’t find a journalism job in Canada [J-Source] Feasibility report on a magazine paid internship program [Magazines Canada] Student media […]

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Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer May 30-June 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: Globe and Mail leads in Digital Publishing Awards [Canadian Magazines[ Ontario reforms its labour laws, but keeps many of us on hold [CMG] Alicia […]

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Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer May 24-29

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: Announcing the Winners of the 40th Anniversary National Magazine Awards [Magazine Awards] The Changing Workplace Review calls for protection for urban workers [Urban Worker Project] […]

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Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer May 16-23

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: Kim Pittaway, Michael de Pencier and D.B. Scott to co-host 40th Anniversary National Magazine Awards [Magazine Awards] ‘Emerging Indigenous Voices’ award to counter ‘cultural […]

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