Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer June 13-19

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 Canada:

From The U.S. and beyond:

Recently on Story Board:

  • Privacy and digital security at the border: Though media workers such as journalists and filmmakers have long faced occupational and digital security and privacy issues while crossing international borders, new challenges to the way they do their work have recently emerged…
  • The Born Freelancer reads “This I Know” by Terry O’Reilly: O’Reilly takes the potentially mundane topic of marketing/advertising and turns it into a weekly half hour of fascinating history, pop culture and invaluable lessons on the radio. So when I heard that he had distilled the essence of his considerable experience into a new book I sought it out immediately. Having read it from cover to cover, it is something I can now confidently urge every freelancer to read…

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 June 19, 2017 at 9:00 am by editor · · Tagged with: ,

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