Posts Tagged ‘Cancel Culture’

A nation talking to itself

Monday, March 22nd, 2021
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Once upon a time, Arthur Miller said, “A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself.” These days, many media outlets are talking only to segments of the population. For the New Zealand media, 2021 has been a year of cancellations. Finance minister Grant Robertson cancelled his weekly MagicTalk interview slot with Peter Read more

Cancel Culture: Burn it down

Monday, March 1st, 2021
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Fans of Joss Whedon (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, have been reeling this month at further allegations about his misogyny and abusive behavior on the sets of some of his beloved television programs and films. I should know; I’m one of those fans. “Buffy” is still my favorite show after all these years. Just to show Read more