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Want to make the most of Lynda.com? Check out their tutorials


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Membership in CMG Freelance comes with a lot of great benefits. One of them is access to Lynda.com, a huge online library of training videos and tutorials. Lynda has thousands of courses on dozens of subjects, from tutorials in creative fields [Read the full article…]

Off the Wire: November 7-14


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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:  Big stories from small places [J-Source] Here’s the future [Read the full article…]

2017 Ali Mustafa Memorial Award for freelance photojournalists open for applications


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Freelance photojournalists are invited to apply for the 2017 Ali Mustafa Memorial Award for People’s Journalism. The award is granted to young photojournalists in honour of Ali Mustafa, a Canadian freelance photographer killed in Aleppo, Syria in 2014. Applications for this [Read the full article…]

Off the Wire: Oct 31-Nov 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:  National Magazine Awards and Magazine Grands Prix to merge [Read the full article…]

Off the Wire: Oct 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:  Stronger together: How journalists can collaborate [J-Source] CBC Short [Read the full article…]

Off the Wire: Oct 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:  Live blog: The Democracy Project [J-Source] New Indigenous writing [Read the full article…]

CWA Canada Associate Members call for solidarity with striking college faculty: How students can support striking workers


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Full-time and partial-load faculty at Ontario’s 24 public colleges began strike action at 12:01 a.m. today (Monday, Oct. 16). Striking faculty, represented by Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), are calling for more job security for partial-load teachers and a [Read the full article…]

Off the Wire: Oct 11-16


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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:  Why is Melanie Joly ignoring the crisis in Canadian [Read the full article…]

Off the Wire: Oct 3-10


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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 House of Commons votes unanimously for press shield [Read the full article…]

Off the Wire: Sept 26-Oct 2


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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:  Support will continue for Canada Periodical Fund [Canadian Magazines] Heritage [Read the full article…]