Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Free spaces in Toronto podcasting program available to CMG Freelance members


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CMG Freelance is pleased to offer four free spaces in an upcoming Camp Tech Intro to Podcasting Program in Toronto. On Saturday, August 12th, professional podcast producer JP Davidson will lead you through this 6-hour workshop, complete with audio recording and editing exercises and information [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: July 11-17


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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:  News health bolstered by local collaborations, expert’s work shows [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: July 5-10


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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:  This is Worldtown is dedicated to telling the stories [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: June 27-July 4


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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: Ryan McMahon has big plans for his Indigenous media [Read the full article…]

Media Mixer – Digital Security for journalists and filmmakers


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In an era of mass surveillance and targeted intrusions, how do we manage the threat to our privacy — and that of our sources — while still reporting the stories that need to be told?

Off The Wire: May 30-June 5


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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: Globe and Mail leads in Digital Publishing Awards [Canadian [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: May 24-29


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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: Announcing the Winners of the 40th Anniversary National Magazine [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: May 16-23


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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: Kim Pittaway, Michael de Pencier and D.B. Scott to [Read the full article…]

Expanding Your Portfolio with Sandra Phinney


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By Grace Szucs With legacy media crumbling and a scarcity of full-time writing jobs, keeping a freelance lifestyle means looking in the nooks and crannies of your own backyard. Sandra Phinney, freelance writer and photographer based in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: May 2-8


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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: What impact will proposal to eliminate unpaid internships in [Read the full article…]