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Category Archives: Ethnicity

  • Australia Day is about today (and has little to do with history)

    • January 22, 2018
    • Neer Korn

    A new label will soon become a familiar site in many supermarket aisles, informing consumers how Australian a product is. Consumers love the idea. Their appetite for supporting Australian growers and manufacturers has grown markedly these past few years. They may even be ready to put their money where their mouth is. So they are hopeful and enthusiastic about clear labelling that is easy to digest.

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  • The only thing preventing ethnic faces on commercial media is the media

    • May 12, 2016
    • Neer Korn

    When Waleed Ali said early in his Gold Logie acceptance speech “Do not adjust your sets. There’s nothing wrong with the picture,” he was being intentionally funny, but also bitingly accurate.

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  • Australians Expect Ethnic Inclusion on Screen

    • February 20, 2012
    • Neer Korn

    It was a few years ago, during a discussion about television, that a teenager raised a problem she saw with the soap operas targeting her age group, Neighbours and Home & Away. While at her school she was surrounded by people of Lebanese, Greek and Asian background, these programs seldom depicted any, “and when they […]

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