Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Feb 4-10

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:

 

From the U.S. and beyond:

 

This week on Story Board:

  • Warning to freelancers: The Revelation Magazine: Freelance writers, photographers and web developers are advised that a Toronto-based startup magazine is behind on payments to its contributors…
  • Employment insurance for freelancers: Did you know that freelancers are eligible to collect employment insurance benefits? It was news to me. At a recent CMG freelance seminar, Toronto tax specialist Sunny Widerman explained a recent change that gives self-employed people access to certain kinds of EI special benefits…

 

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

 

Posted on February 10, 2014 at 9:05 am by editor · · Tagged with: ,

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