Oh, Canada!

by VanessaVaile


The Corporatist Logic of the New Quebec
  Reblogged from The Undefended Border:

A cautionary tale for student protesters elsewhere and perhaps precarious academic labor as well. How much easier would it be to enact and enforce similar measures against precarious academic workers with even less protection than students?

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Montreal Gazette copy editor Peter Wheeland has been slapped-down hard by the Quebec Press Council. It’s a sign of the times.

Copy editors are the anonymous, but essential workers at the centre of print journalism. Unlike columnists, beat journalists and desk editors, virtually no one who reads a daily newspaper or magazine knows their names. They have no by-lines, and they rarely appear in mastheads.

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