Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer April 23-28

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:

 

Last week on Story Board:

  • CMG Freelance holding fourth digital media mixer in Toronto: Toronto freelancers, CMG Freelance is holding another digital media mixer next week. Featured speakers  William Wolfe-Wylie and Sagan Yee along with moderator, journalist Desmond Cole will discuss the new opportunities and challenges that exist at the intersection between storytelling and coding…
  • Better now than it used to be: Freelancing in Canada: Unfortunately for the risk-averse but journalism-minded, freelancing is one of the only openings in Canadian journalism these days. Fortunately for those looking to get into freelancing or improve their game, the Ryerson Journalism Alumni Association hosted a panel called Freelance: How to do it right at the Bond Place Hotel in Toronto last Thursday evening…

 

Spot a story you think we should include in next week’s Off the Wire? Email the link to editor@thestoryboard.ca or tweet us at @storyboard_ca.  

Posted on April 28, 2014 at 9:00 am by editor · · Tagged with: ,

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