Submission Guidelines

Written by NB Media Co-op on June 3, 2009

The NB Media Co-op publishes investigative features, opinion pieces and letters to the editor, interviews, reviews of books, films and art, photo essays, videos, audio and event notices on a wide range of topics and themes including indigenous sovereignty, labour, LGBTQ, environment, health, women’s rights, students, rural social justice, anti-poverty, politics, the economy, and arts and culture.  

We welcome media contributions from published writers, first-time writers, front-line activists, and anyone with a story they want to tell. Be sure to include photographs, a headline that draws the attention of readers and a one-line bio about yourself.  

Send your articles or queries to One of our editors will collaboratively edit your article with you until all parties are happy with the final product.

When we have the funds, we pay an average of $150 for research-based investigative features that are usually 800 to 1,000 words.

Recommended Reading

Journalism Tips

The NewStandard Contributor’s Handbook

Left wing punditry: Doing and presenting political analysis by Justin Podur

Media Analysis

Supporting Independent Media to Grow by Greg MacDougall, The Dominion, Oct. 17, 2012.

Canadian Journal of Education / Revue canadienne de l’éducation, Vol. 29, No. 1, The Popular Media, Education, and Resistance/ Les mass-média populaires, l’éducation et larésistance (2006).

The Political Economy of the Media by Robert McChesney. 2008. Monthly Review Press.

Media analysis by Erin Steuter, a professor at Mt. Allison University.

Fernwood’s books on media and cultural studies

Canadian Dimension’s edition on Big Media.

BriarPatch’s The Media Issue.

The Dominion’s section on media analysis.

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