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Post : Critical Mass: USC Professor Calls For Film Critics To Be Selected By Race and Gender
URL : http://jonathanturley.org/2018/06/14/critical-mass-usc-professor-calls-for-film-critics-to-be-selected-by-race-and-gender/
Posted : June 14, 2018 at 12:15 AM
Author : jonathanturley
Categories : Academics, Media

https://jonathanturley.files.wordpress.com/2018/06/download-32.jpg?w=840 University of Southern California Associate Professor of Communication  Stacy L. Smith ( https://annenberg.usc.edu/faculty/communication/stacy-smith )  has written a report entitled “Critic’s Choice? ( http://assets.uscannenberg.org/docs/cricits-choice-2018.pdf ) ” with USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative ( https://annenberg.usc.edu/research/aii )  which discussed the problem that film critics are “largely white and male.” The solution appears to be the selection of critics based on their race and gender -- as opposed to simply their talent and writing -- to achieve "inclusion among film reviewers."  We previously discussed a Canadian gender quota for directors ( https://jonathanturley.org/2016/03/09/canadian-film-board-adopts-gender-quota-system-for-directors/ ) .

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