Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer June 11-17

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:

  • Google+ for writers: So I’ve been thinking a lot about Google+ lately. I’m not happy about this. It’s a site I’ve been trying to ignore for two years now. I mean I’m barely keeping up with Twitter, and my LinkedIn page is a poor, stunted thing. Do I really need another social media site to neglect? But last month I ran across this post
  • CMG seeking Freelance Branch executive: The Canadian Media Guild’s Freelance Branch is looking for someone in the GTA to join their branch executive this month…
  • James Moore responds to CMG’s letter about TC Media funding: The Canadian Media Guild has received a reply to a letter they sent to the Minister of Canadian Heritage last month regarding financial assistance given to TC Media through the Canada Periodical Fund…


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Posted on June 17, 2013 at 9:10 am by editor · · Tagged with: ,

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