Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Dec 10-16

Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From around the web: 3 ways for freelancers to set the stage for a fantastic 2020 [Freelancers Union] The Great White Nope [Longreads] Stop saying local […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Dec 2-9

Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From around the web: The 9 Subreddits Every Creative Freelancer Should Follow [Freelancers Union] In 2020, podcasts will be able to win Pulitzers (oh, and radio […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Nov 26-Dec 1

Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From around the web: Journalists-Turned-Entrepreneurs on How They Built Their Businesses [Nieman Lab] Canadian media needs to take further steps in recognizing diverse preferences in disability […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Nov 19-25

Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From around the web: How to Self-Publish a Book: A Guide for Aspiring Authors [The Write Life] Canadian journalism in decline: Fewer permanent jobs, less security […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Nov 12-18

Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From around the web: Productivity as a journalist [Cision Jobs] Everyone is admitting what they get paid to work in journalism [CJR] Save Journalism Project launches […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Nov 5-11

Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From around the web: How paying artists for their work can help Toronto’s economy [Toronto Star] There’s no journalism on a dead planet [J-Source] A Beginner’s […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Oct 29-Nov 4

Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From around the web: The Logic raises $1.8 million in seed round funding [The Logic] Postmedia, Torstar Take Taxpayer Cash, Fight to Keep Public in Dark […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Oct 22-28

Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From around the web: How to keep freelance work from eating up your life [Freelancers Union] Four steps that make writing less overwhelming [Fast Company] What […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Oct 16-21

Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From around the web: How to Avoid Problem Clients [Inc.] This freelancer threw herself a company party of one (and you should too) [Freelancers Union] Ditching […]

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Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Oct 9-15

Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From around the web: How Freelance Travel Bloggers Can Increase Earnings and Volume [Freelance Writing Jobs] Tried and true strategies to make the most of every […]

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