Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, publishing, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler?

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Recently on Story Board:

  • Freelancers can learn to thrive in a rapidly changing work environment: What is the future for freelance workers in Canada and around the world? The more cynical might ask: do freelancers even have a future? The answer to that is an optimistic and unequivocal “yes,” according to an international panel of speakers at the “The Future of Freelance” workshop…
  • Fighting for copyright: Have you ever had your copyright violated? How did you react? I had this issue a few years ago. I didn’t take it well. My consternation drove me to waste time creating Google alerts for a bunch of my published articles. I’ve been thinking that there has to be a better way…

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.