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About Errol Salamon

Errol Salamon is a contributing editor at J-Source and a postdoctoral research and visiting scholar at the University of Pennsylvania. He’s also co-editor or the 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.
Latest Posts | By Errol Salamon
All the cuts (and a few hires) in Canadian journalism in 2017
1 month ago

All the cuts (and a few hires) in Canadian journalism in 2017

By  •  News, Labour

2017 was another big year for journalism workplace restructurings, job losses and news outlet closures across Canada. However, not all news was grim this year: some journalism outlets launched new… Continue Reading All the cuts (and a few hires) in Canadian journalism in 2017

New CBC opinion section provides more paid writing opportunities for freelancers
1 year 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.
Continue Reading New CBC opinion section provides more paid writing opportunities for freelancers

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.

Continue Reading Anti-TPP day of action highlights threat to journalism

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.
Continue Reading How much do newspaper reporters earn in 2016?

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