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1: Should I have quotation marks on the two things in bold below?
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Detmer comments as follows in the interview and note that “CRT” is short for “critical race theory”



2: Or on the two things in bold below?
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Zinnophobia is inherently important, but it’s also extra important right now due to all of the controversy around “critical race theory”“CRT” is short for “critical race theory”.



3: Below I don't put "critical race theory" in quotation marks because it's an image caption; what should be my policy on that front? In a caption I'm not sure whether to use the quotation marks; that might be sort of disrespectful or unjournalistic or something.
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Parents protest against critical race theory on 24 May 2021 at Coronado High School in Scottsdale, Arizona.



4: It's such a headache to try to navigate when to put "critical race theory" in quotation marks...see the three below instances in bold:
https://join.substack.com/p/ho...ld-history-be-taught

Zinnophobia is inherently important, but it’s also extra important right now due to all of the controversy around “critical race theory”—“CRT” is short for “critical race theory”.

https://join.substack.com/p/control

Detmer comments as follows in the interview and note that “CRT” is short for “critical race theory”

I'm unsure in these three instances as to whether I want to quotation marks; it gives me a headache because this is a very dubious term of discourse and so I want to emphasize the term's dubious nature.



5: And actually regarding the two instances of "is short for" it's unclear if the acronym is supposed to mean (1) critical race theory or (2) "critical race theory", so that's another issue; do I mean for the acronym to refer to an air-quoted phrase?

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