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?

From Canada:

From The U.S. and beyond:

Recently on Story Board:

  • Interview tips from investigative journalism pros: On May 20 and 21, 2017, I attended the IRE Cross-border reporting workshop held at the University of British Columbia’s Liu Centre for Global Studies. I gleaned helpful tips from many of the sessions, but this interviewing workshop prepared by Kathryn Gretsinger and Harvey Cashore was particularly valuable…
  • Freelancers, contract workers, and the Changing Workplaces Review: The world of work has changed dramatically over the past few decades. More people are working part time. More people are self-employed and more people in different fields are considered “freelancers” than ever before. Government policy has been slow to catch up with these changes…

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.