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:

  • The Born Freelancer on Workplace Injuries: I know most people don’t normally associate the phrase “workplace injuries” with the act of writing. But a non-scientific anecdotal survey among several of my freelancing colleagues recently revealed their following injuries which they definitely associate with their work…
  • Toronto game workers mixer June 10: Problems at work? Not sure what to do about it? Come out for an informal get together with colleagues in the industry. Chat with fellow game workers about what’s happening in the Toronto games industry and meet local Game Workers Unite reps to talk about how you can make your work life better…

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.