Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Off The Wire: Mar 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: Free expression organizations protest charges against reporter [J-Source] Lessons [Read the full article…]

Webinar: Storytelling for brands


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Brand storytelling can be a lucrative industry for freelancers. Now, more than ever, brands are seeking the advice of artists (writers, podcasters, graphic designers, photographers) to help tell their stories in ways that authentically connect. The next in our series [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: Feb 28-Mar 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: Toronto Star Public Editor: Democracy depends on confidential sources [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: Feb 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: Canadian journalists can learn a lot from the US [Read the full article…]

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…]