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About Errol Salamon

Errol Salamon is a CWA Canada Associate Member and the work and labour editor of J-Source. He’s also co-editor and contributor to the forthcoming book Journalism in Crisis: Bridging Theory and Practice for Democratic Media Strategies in Canada (University of Toronto Press). You can find him on Twitter @errolouvrier.
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New CBC opinion section provides more paid writing opportunities for freelancers
10 months ago

New CBC opinion section provides more paid writing opportunities for freelancers

By  •  Work, Labour

Canadian freelance writers have one more potential way to earn money: by selling their ideas to the new opinion section being featured on CBCNews.ca.
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Anti-TPP day of action highlights threat to journalism
1 year ago

Anti-TPP day of action highlights threat to journalism

It’s part of a massive campaign against the TPP in North America, led north of the border by CWA Canada.

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How much do newspaper reporters earn in 2016?
1 year ago

How much do newspaper reporters earn in 2016?

By  •  News, Labour

The average employment income of a journalist in Canada was $46,621, according to Statistics Canada’s 2011 census.
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CWA Canada adopts Canada’s first guidelines on media internships
1 year ago

CWA Canada adopts Canada’s first guidelines on media internships

By  •  News, Labour

By Errol Salamon, Work and Labour Editor

CWA Canada’s National Representative Council unanimously adopted Canada’s first guidelines on educational media internships at the union’s annual meeting in Calgary from April… Continue Reading CWA Canada adopts Canada’s first guidelines on media internships

Freelancers helped invent digital communications tools to build online networks
1 year ago

Freelancers helped invent digital communications tools to build online networks

By Errol Salamon, Work and Labour Editor

Before the Internet and World Wide Web became fully commercialized in the mid-1990s, freelance writers and photographers began using computer networks as organizing… Continue Reading Freelancers helped invent digital communications tools to build online networks