Archive for the ‘News’ Category

National Magazine Awards seeking judges for 2020 awards season


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If you’re a freelance writer, illustrator, photographer or digital creator who publishes a significant amount of your work in Canadian publications, you’re invited to apply to be a judge for the 2020 National Magazine Awards, Digital Publishing Awards, or National Magazine Awards: B2B. [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Oct 22-28


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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 around the web: How to keep freelance work from eating [Read the full article…]

Vocal Fry Studios hosts podcast events in Toronto


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Podcasting is here to stay. All you need as evidence of that is the success of independent podcasting companies such as Toronto’s Vocal Fry Studios. Vocal Fry has a busy couple of weeks ahead with several community and educational events on their [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Oct 16-21


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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 around the web: How to Avoid Problem Clients [Inc.] This [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Oct 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 around the web: How to Avoid Problem Clients [Inc.] This [Read the full article…]

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…]