Errol Salamon

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: Communication Studies, McGill University, 2018.


  • Journalism Studies
  • Media History
  • Political Economy of Communication
  • Cultural Studies
  • Digital Media
  • Media Policy
Courses Taught
  • Diversity and Mass Communication
  • Mass Media and Popular Culture
  • History of Media
Research & Professional Activities


  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Visiting Scholar: Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, 2016 - 2018
  • Salamon, Errol (2018). Precarious E-Lancers: Freelance Journalists’ Rights, Contracts, Labor Organizing, and Digital Resistance. In The Routledge Handbook of Developments in Digital Journalism Studies, edited by Scott A. Eldridge II and Bob Franklin, 186-197. New York: Routledge. LinkDownload
  • Salamon, Errol (2018). Temporary Labor Convergence: Newsworkers Mobilize Massive Community Support to Organize the Newspaper Chain, 1963-1966. Journalism Studies, 19 (12), 1730-1749. Link
  • Salamon, Errol (2018). The ‘Free Press’ of Unionized Journalists and Students: An Alternative Journalistic Collaboration. Journalism Practice, 12 (5), 565-584. Link
  • Salamon, Errol (2018). March for Our Lives Awakens the Spirit of Student and Media Activism of the 1960s. The Conversation, Link
  • Salamon, Errol (2017). The Audience ‘Talking Back’: Alan M. Thomas’ Educational Television Experiment in Democratic Decision Making. Canadian Journal of Communication, 42 (1), 131-137. Link
  • Gasher, Mike, Colette Brin, Christine Crowther, Gretchen King, Errol Salamon, and Simon Thibault, eds. (2016). Journalism in Crisis: Bridging Theory and Practice for Democratic Media Strategies in Canada. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press.
  • Salamon, Errol (2016). E-Lancer Resistance: Precarious Freelance Journalists Use Digital Communications to Refuse Rights-Grabbing Contracts. Digital Journalism, 4 (8), 980-1000. Link
  • Salamon, Errol (2015). (De)valuing Intern Labour: Journalism Internship Pay Rates and Collective Representation in Canada. tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique, 13 (2), 438-458. Link
  • TeachingSupport@UMN Teaching Innovation Grant, 2019
  • McGill Institute for the Study of Canada’s Joseph and Sandra Rotman Prize for Student Excellence in Public Policy Innovation, 2018