Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer July 23-29

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:


From Story Board last week:

  • Pressfolios: a new option for freelance portfolios: The portfolio site for journalists just launched in public beta and it promises a hassle-free way of updating your portfolio and archiving articles that have been taken offline…
  • Tips on writing long-form journalism from AAN: It’s not often you get to sit in a room with three people who have, respectively, lived with and written about crack gangs in Los Angeles, exposed the financial crimes of some of the most high profile people in America and played a round of golf with former President Bill Clinton….


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 July 29, 2013 at 9:10 am by editor · · Tagged with: ,

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