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Outside the echo chamber

The polite, white middle-class mass that encompasses most of the publishing industry doesn’t hold prejudice against foreigners, probably voted Remain, and yet they will still shut the door in your face.

If you’re not British and middle-class, the chances are that you won’t understand the subtle and unspoken cues that separate you from the inner circles of networking that uphold this industry. Even if by the skin of your teeth you get a first class degree from a Russell Group university, it means little to people whose perceptions of class are ingrained into their psyche.

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