Posts Tagged ‘news’

Off The Wire: Feb 22-29


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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: Copyright Board decision ignores cultural damage [TWUC] BuzzFeed writer’s [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: Oct 20-26


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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: Postmedia cancels evening tablet editions [J-Source] Postmedia targets cost-cutting [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: Oct 14-19


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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: Which Party Cares About Freelancers? The Election Issue [Living [Read the full article…]

CWA Canada makes recommendations to improve Ontario employment and labour law


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CWA Canada Associate Members appeared on Friday, September 18 before The Changing Workplaces Review to make recommendations for updates to Ontario labour and employment law. We argued that too many young and entry-level media workers are currently excluded from protections [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: Sept 1-8


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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: Media Fact Check: What the Press Got Wrong About [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: July 28-August 4


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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: Six Summer Reads to Improve Your Freelance Business [PWAC [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: April 28-May 4


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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: Postmedia launches new advertising division [J-Source] Global safety recommendations [Read the full article…]

Policy on interns aims to improve working conditions

Written by Kayla Perry. Top photo by Andrew Meade.
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At CWA Canada’s National Representative Council (NRC) meeting on April 17, delegates unanimously agreed to endorse two documents, both of which aim to protect media interns in the workplace. The first document presented to the NRC by the CWA Canada Associate [Read the full article…]

Off The Wire: Feb 24-Mar 2


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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: The harsh reality of non-fiction writing [Globe and [Read the full article…]

Alternative Funding Models for Independent Media

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Canadian independent media organizations face a critical question in light of the economic difficulties currently confronting all forms of media: ‘is independent media financially viable and sustainable?’ This was the focus of a panel discussion called Financial Models of Independent Media that [Read the full article…]