Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Dec 3-9

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:


From the U.S. and beyond:


This week on Story Board:

  • Freelance contracts: what to look for: For freelancers of all kinds, last week’s Spike Lee vs. freelance designer Twitter storm hopefully served as more than just an afternoon’s distraction. It’s also an unfortunate reminder of the dangers of working without a contract…
  • Chris Brookes on life as an independent radio producer: Chris Brookes’ radio documentaries have been broadcast all over the world. From the U.S. to Europe to Australia, the work of this Newfoundland-based producer has caught the ear of international audiences and won multiple awards…


Spot a story you think we should include in next week’s Off the Wire? Email the link to or tweet us at @storyboard_ca.


Posted on December 9, 2013 at 9:05 am by editor · · Tagged with: ,

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