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About Errol Salamon

Errol Salamon is a contributing editor at J-Source. He is a senior lecturer in digital media and communication in the department of media and performance at the University of Huddersfield. He taught in the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota. Salamon is also co-editor of the book Journalism in Crisis: Bridging Theory and Practice for Democratic Media Strategies in Canada (University of Toronto Press, 2016).
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Gig worker legislation fuels debate on freelance journalism labour
3 weeks ago

Gig worker legislation fuels debate on freelance journalism labour

What Calif. bill showcases about pitfalls in legal approaches to securing protections, decent pay for freelancers
HuffPost Canada keeps unpaid bloggers after U.S. counterpart moves to paid opinion sections
3 years ago

HuffPost Canada keeps unpaid bloggers after U.S. counterpart moves to paid opinion sections

HuffPost Canada’s blogging platform is staying open, even though HuffPost US has ended its self publishing contributors platform. “As each country edition of HuffPost operates autonomously, our blogging platform in Canada remains the same,” wrote Andree Lau, HuffPost Canada’s editor-in-chief,…
Freelancers, unions use social media to build online, offline community
3 years ago

Freelancers, unions use social media to build online, offline community

By  •  News, Labour
From ‘binders’ to meetups, writers are reaching out to each other.
All the cuts (and a few hires) in Canadian journalism in 2017
3 years 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 initiatives that created jobs, while several media unions negotiated collective…
Tax changes could take a bite out of local news
3 years ago

Tax changes could take a bite out of local news

Canadian tax policy reform raises concerns among small publishers
New CBC opinion section provides more paid writing opportunities for freelancers
4 years 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
4 years 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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