BPC Bulletin: Montreal Gazette Spikes Editorial Cartoon

News Reports and Commentary Selected by Franklin Carter of the Book and Periodical Council’s Freedom of Expression Committee

 

February 10, 2019

In Quebec, the Montreal Gazette has spiked one of Terry Mosher’s editorial cartoons.

The cartoon associates the Coalition Avenir Québec with the Ku Klux Klan.

REPORTAGE

Shawn Lyons of CBC Radio reports:

https://www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/quebec-am/segment/15669193

Jérôme Labbé of Radio-Canada reports:

https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1151859/caricature-terry-mosher-aislin-signes-religieux

In La Presse, Philippe Teisceira-Lessard writes:

https://www.lapresse.ca/arts/medias/201902/08/01-5214008-parallele-entre-la-caq-et-le-kkk-une-caricature-bloquee-au-montreal-gazette.php

Thanks go to Charles Montpetit who forwarded the news.

 

The Book and Periodical Council was formed in 1975 as the Book and Periodical Development Council to provide a venue for members to discuss industry issues, address mutual concerns and undertake projects for the benefit of Canadian writing and publishing.

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