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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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Aug 8-13

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: CBC Ombudsman: Twitter Turmoil [J-Source] Supreme Court will hear Radio-Canada appeal on revealing anonymous sources [CBC] Take the J-Source survey on gender diversity in […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer July 31-Aug 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 Canada: Journalism programs struggle to adapt to changing times [J-Source] Working Media Podcast: Eternity Martis [J-Source] SABEW shucks “American” and emphasizes a new, global focus […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer July 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 Canada: New documentary will look at state of Canadian journalism industry [J-Source] Stories North course brings journalism students to Yukon [J-Source] Great Canadian Longform is curating […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer July 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 Canada: National Observer aiming to raise $1 million to build audience [J-Source] Can reporting on vulnerable people do more harm than good? [J-Source] Trust in local […]

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