Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Off The Wire: April 19-24


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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: Union, Postmedia, strike deal to mitigate job losses at [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: April 4-10


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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: Toronto’s “gig economy” fueled by young workers starved for [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: Mar 28-April 3


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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: Finalists announced for Magazine Grands Prix awards [Canadian Magazines] [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: Mar 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: Here is who was laid off at the Vancouver [Read the full article…]

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…]