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News for the Canadian media freelancer April 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?

News for the Canadian media freelancer April 3-9


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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:  Working Media podcast: Karen K. Ho [J-Source] 27 writers [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer March 20-26


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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:  Student journalist award winners honoured at the Emerge Media [Read the full article…]

Off the Wire: March 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:  Women journalists and the glass ceiling [J-Source] The 2018 National [Read the full article…]

Off the Wire: March 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:  Canada’s entertainment industry releases collective code of conduct [CBC] [Read the full article…]

Off the Wire: Feb 27-March 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:  Government prolongs the agony for newspapers… just a bit [Read the full article…]

Freelancers reach settlement agreement with Ebony magazine


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The National Writers Union has reached a settlement agreement with Ebony magazine over its failure to pay freelancers for their work. The union reported today on its website that the settlement means 45 freelance writers, editors and designers will get paid the [Read the full article…]

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…]