Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Off The Wire: Feb 14-20


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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: Canadian news consumers unaware of financial strain on the [Read the full article…]

J-Source wants you to help create a list of the best places to freelance in Canada


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Earlier this month, the Columbia Journalism Review ran a great post that surveyed two dozen freelancers about the best outlets to work for. It gives a rundown of six publications that freelancers love, offering specific details about pay and editorial style. [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: Feb 7-13


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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: Ten ways to build a new Canadian media ecosystem [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: Jan 31-Feb 6


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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 happens when a mid-sized city loses its last [Read the full article…]

Panel discussion to launch Journalism in Crisis book February 9 in Toronto


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Toronto journalists and freelancers, mark your calendars for next Thursday, February 9 at 5:30 p.m. for “The Future of Journalism in the Canadian News Media Ecology,” a free panel discussion and reception to launch the book Journalism in Crisis: Bridging Theory and [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: Jan 24-30


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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: Discourse Media plans in-depth reporting on six key issues [Read the full article…]

Greg Clark Award open for applications


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The Canadian Journalism Foundation’s award for early-career journalists is now open for applications. Freelancers who have been working on the news and editorial side of newspapers, TV and radio news, and online publications for between one and five years are eligible [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: Jan 17-23


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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: A field guide to Canada’s media consultations [J-Source] Torstar [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: Jan 10-16


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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 Exclaim! became the last Canadian music magazine still [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: Jan 4-9


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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: Off the Page with Marta Iwanek [Magazine Awards] Short [Read the full article…]