Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer August 25-31

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?


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From The U.S. and beyond:


Last week on Story Board:

  • The Problem of Press Trips: Freelance writers are masters of ingenuity. We have to be. Decreasing wages and increasing demands have made full-time freelance writing a losing proposition. Those of us who wish to remain in the field quickly develop strategies to make it work: We stack assignments, boost our incomes with part-time jobs, and network like crazy…


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 August 31, 2015 at 9:00 am by editor · · Tagged with: ,

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