Diversité culturelle

Talk of diversity (or lack thereof) dominates TV press tour

Peak TV and the success of shows ranging from Empire to Transparent , added to the strong awareness of April Reign’s #OscarsSoWhite campaign, have transformed the press tour from triumphant bragging to fierce discussions and defensive moves from networks – especially the exceedingly white and male CBS – about diversity in front of and behind the camera.

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Transgender TV characters have the power to shape audience attitudes

Watching transgender characters on fictional TV shows has the power to influence attitudes toward transgender people and policy issues, according to new research from USC Annenberg. The research was published in the Springer Journal Sex Roles and further highlights the ways political ideology shapes viewer responses to transgender depictions in entertainment.

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‘We All Have a Place Here’: Canada’s Indigenous Voices in Publishing

‘Stories remain when the land has been taken,’ says Cherie Dimaline about indigenous narratives of Canada. « We live in the stories. » The post ‘We All Have a Place Here’: Canada’s Indigenous Voices in Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives .

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Les handicapés et les autochtones «pratiquement invisibles» à la télévision

La représentation de la diversité canadienne au petit écran se serait améliorée au fil des dernières années, mais les personnes autochtones et handicapées peinent toujours à s’y tailler une place, selon les participants d’une recherche pour le compte du Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications canadiennes (CRTC).

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Rethinking copyright for Indigenous creative works

An Aboriginal creative work could also serve as a symbolic representation of a ritualized cultural practice or ceremonial protocols. And if the work is made from a natural resource that is indigenous to an Aboriginal community, it may reflect aspects …

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