CBC on Quebec student strike: Deploying government discourse?

by Stefan Christoff

http://montreal.mediacoop.ca/story/cbc-qu%C3%A9bec-student-strike-deploying-government-discourse/10554

CBC news reports are now using inaccurate language to describe the ongoing Québec-wide student strike.

Journalists on the CBC are regularly repeating, without question, the terminology of government officials, tilting reports to justify the planned $1,625 hike in post-secondary tuition fees over the next five years.

CBC’s willingness to adopt malicious Québec government discourse, attempting to define the strike as a “boycott”, is deeply disappointing, illustrating a broader CBC shift toward the right.

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Stefan Christoff / christoff@resist.ca

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