Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Nov 13-18

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:

  • Reuse and Recycle: We all have the same complaints. Newspapers are regurgitating content. Editors are reusing tired articles. Publishers are recycling old ideas. But while we writers and readers continue to push for great content, we can also steal a page from the publishing playbook. Why not see how many ways we can reuse our own ideas and our own content?…
  • Opportunities and Pitching — tips from The Freelancer’s Toolbox: Food and travel writers Joanne Sasvari and Don Genova offered some advice on how to make your freelance career pay at The Freelancer’s Toolbox seminar held earlier this month in Vancouver…

 

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 November 18, 2013 at 9:05 am by editor · · Tagged with: ,

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