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:

From The U.S. and beyond:

Recently on Story Board:

  • Freelance Skill Share Extraordinaire — Pitfalls and Pitching for Freelancers: How can we write the best pitches? How do we negotiate contracts? And for some: How do I get started? Navigating freelance challenges to survive and thrive in the gig economy was the focus of a highly interactive workshop held recently in Winnipeg, Manitoba…
  • The Expert Panel on Modern Federal Labour Standards: In early May I was asked, in my role as president of the Canadian Media Guild Freelance Branch, to participate a panel sponsored by the federal government aimed at reviewing and updating working conditions within any federally-regulated workforce…

Spot a story you think we should include in next week’s Off the Wire? Email the link to editor@thestoryboard.ca or tweet us at @storyboard_ca.

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