The recent scandal surrounding Jonah Lehrer’s questionable journalistic practices leaves much to be considered. Near the top of the list: Why don’t Canadian publications take self-plagiarism as seriously as American ones do?
Carol Wainio is a visual artist who has exhibited in Canada at the National Gallery of Canada, AGO, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, and internationally in the U.S., China, and at the Stedelijk Museum, Venice Biennale, and the Galleria Comunale d’Arte Moderna in Bologna. Her work is represented in major corporate, private, and public collections, including the National Gallery, Musée des Beaux Arts de Montréal, AGO, Glenbow Museum, and the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal. The recipient of numerous grants and awards, she is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Ottawa. Mother of two school age boys, her interests include media accuracy and current affairs.