Entire Cahiers du Cinéma Staff of 15 Quits as Publication Faces Uncertain Future

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Entire Cahiers du Cinéma Staff of 15 Quits as Publication Faces Uncertain Future
Cahiers du Cinéma, the influential French film magazine founded in 1951, is undergoing dramatic changes that have cast its future into doubt. As reported on Thursday by Agence France Presse, Cahiers’ entire editorial board of 15 staffers have resigned en masse following a recent sale that landed the publication in the hands of shareholders that the staff said, in a statement, “create a conflict of interest for a critical publication.”

In their statement, staffers also alleged that the individuals that make up the consortium of shareholders want to soften Cahiers reviews into a more accessible read. “Whatever articles are published, there would be a suspicion of interference…Les Cahiers has always been engaged, taking clear positions.” In its monthly issues published by Phaidon Press, Cahiers is known for its often academic and critical pieces, and its idiosyncratic, contrarian, and occasionally arcane 10 best lists.

French newspaper Le Monde revealed further details about the mass exodus of Cahiers staffers,
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