Tuition hikes in Quebec: student media mobilizes

April 5, 2012 in debates

        This translated post originally appeared on the site J-Source on March 20, 2012. Translated by Rhiannon Russell. The turmoil of the student movement, which started this spring, upsets the relative tranquility of our campus. It seems, in any case, to have boosted student media that, with front row seats to the events, have covered them intensively and often ingeniously using the means at hand – today, the Internet and social media. For craftsmen of newspapers, radio, and other campus media, the labyrinth of student association acronyms and procedural jargon isn’t a secret. Specialists in student life, they’re also members of this community, so it’s not always easy for them to handle heated situations at a healthy distance. [...]