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News for the Canadian media freelancer Feb 11-18


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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: Everything you need to know to start [Read the full article…]

The Born Freelancer on “It’s All Been Done Before”


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This series of posts by the Born Freelancer shares personal experiences and thoughts on issues relevant to freelancers. Have something to add to the conversation? We’d love to hear from you in the comments. A young freelance writer I know was lamenting the [Read the full article…]

6th annual SABEW Canada Best in Business awards open for submissions


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Freelance business writers, the 6th annual SABEW Canada Best in Business awards are now open for submissions. There are 15 categories for the awards again this year, including investigative, long-form and short-form feature, and best young journalist. Freelancers who wish [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Dec 24-Jan 6


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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: Flabby writing? Try these 7 tips for [Read the full article…]

The Born Freelancer on Preparing Your Creative Estate


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This series of posts by the Born Freelancer shares personal experiences and thoughts on issues relevant to freelancers. Have something to add to the conversation? We’d love to hear from you in the comments. As an old year ends and a new one [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Dec 17-23


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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: National Observer Staff File To Unionize with [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Dec 2-9


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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 around the web: The 9 Subreddits Every Creative Freelancer Should [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Oct 1-7


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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 around the web: An Online Portfolio Can Change Your Career: [Read the full article…]

Vancouver freelancer fall social night October 23


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Summer’s over and the days are getting shorter and chillier, so come and warm up your week with a drink and some freelance camaraderie. Freelancers in the Vancouver area are invited to a social evening on Wednesday, October 23 at Red Racer [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Sept 24-30


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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: Photojournalists’ last shots [CJR} Net 90 payment [Read the full article…]