Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Nov 4-10

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:

  • Journalists react to Pan Am Games’ ad for unpaid feature writers: Yesterday, Toronto freelance writer Andrew Livingstone ran across a job posting seeking volunteer writers to produce features and other promotional material for the 2015 Pan Am Games. Livingstone took to Twitter to voice his outrage. His tweets ignited an angry conversation about unpaid writing…
  • The 5-Minute Freelancer Q&A #18 — Andrew Braithwaite: In this regular feature, Story Board asks Canadian writers to share a few details about their work habits and their strategies for navigating the ups and downs of freelance life…


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 November 10, 2014 at 9:02 am by editor · · Tagged with: ,

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