Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Ten Reasons to Join CMG Freelance


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From contract advice to professional development opportunities, CMG Freelance president Don Genova gives you ten good reasons to join our freelance union.

News for the Canadian media freelancer Sept 4-9


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Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From Canada: Advocates condemn xenophobic op-ed by Calgary instructor calling for [Read the full article…]

2019-2020 Travers Fellowship applications open


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Applications are now open for the Travers Fellowship, an international reporting bursary that helps finance foreign reporting projects by Canadian journalists working in any medium. Freelancers and students (as well as staff journalists) are welcome to apply for the fellowship, [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer August 27-Sept 3


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Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From Canada: We must stand on guard for decent jobs, quality [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer August 20-26


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Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From Canada: Editor of Your Ward News gets the maximum one [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer August 13-19


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Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From Canada: Workshop: The Business of Writing and Editing [AMPA] Canadian [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer August 5-12


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Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From Canada: Postmedia announces refinancing transaction [Postmedia] A millennial’s perspective on [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer July 16-22


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Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From Canada: Media fund panel asks Ottawa to help small newsrooms [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer July 9-15


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Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From Canada: “Thunder Bay” podcast to be adapted for TV [J-Source] [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer July 3-8


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Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From Canada: Where is the disability beat in Canada? [Canadaland] Vice [Read the full article…]