Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Off the Wire: February 13-19


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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:  Global News cuts staff across Canada as they undertake [Read the full article…]

Off the Wire: Feb 6-12


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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:  Applications open for 2018 Magazines Canada Fellowship Program [Magazines [Read the full article…]

Off the Wire: Jan 30-Feb 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:  Times Colonist cuts four staff just weeks after call [Read the full article…]

Off the Wire: Jan 23-29


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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:  Ottawa poised to help newspapers in upcoming budget [CBC] [Read the full article…]

Off the Wire: January 16-22


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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:  How to write an elevator pitch [Robyn Roste] Freelancers, [Read the full article…]

Off the Wire: Jan 10-15


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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:  Why trauma and mental health must be discussed in [Read the full article…]

Off the Wire: Dec 28-Jan 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:  Two top execs of Vice Media suspended over sexual [Read the full article…]

Off the Wire: December 19-27


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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:  All the cuts (and a few hires) in Canadian [Read the full article…]

Off the Wire: Dec 12-18


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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:  Employee buyout to save Prince Albert Daily Herald [J-Source] [Read the full article…]

Off the Wire: Nov 21-27


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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:  Tax changes could take a bite out of local [Read the full article…]