Archive for the ‘News’ Category

CWA Canada Associate Members Stand in Solidarity with Concordia Journalism Student Association


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On January 16th, Concordia University’s Journalism Student Association voted unanimously to participate in a one-week strike against unpaid internships in the province of Quebec. This action will coincide with a province-wide general unlimited strike against unpaid internships expected to be [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Jan 8-14


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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: Media union hails Godfrey’s step down as Postmedia CEO [CWA [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Dec 31-Jan 7


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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: CBC Non-fiction prize open for entries [CBC Books] 2018 [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Dec 18-24


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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: National Magazine Awards call for entries [Magazine Awards] Changing [Read the full article…]

Submissions open for the 2019 National Magazine Awards


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If you’ve written a great piece of magazine journalism this year, the time has come to make a submission to the National Magazine Awards. If your publisher isn’t planning to submit your work, you can submit it yourself — and [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Dec 11-17


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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: The case for indie news media taking federal dollars [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Dec 4-10


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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: More Fuel for Investigation into Torstar, Postmedia Newspaper Swap [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Nov 27-Dec 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: Supreme Court ruling a ‘blow to press freedom’; media [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Nov 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: What does the feds’ $595M journalism package mean for [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Oct 23-29


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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: Postmedia continues its downward spiral [National Observer] Journalists need [Read the full article…]