Thursday, December 16, 2010

Maclean's attacked (again) for its racist "Too Asian?" article

Opps, sorry we were racist scum. Oh look, we've changed the headline, all better now?

The story, published last month as part of Maclean’s big-selling edition that ranks Canadian universities, suggests some non-Asian students are avoiding schools they consider “Asian” — “so academically focused that some students feel they can no longer compete or have fun.”

Amid criticism that focused heavily on the headline, Maclean’s changed it online to “The enrollment controversy,” ran an editorial saying it is sorry for any offence taken and has agreed, the CCNC says, to run a rebuttal article.

Read more here.

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