Despite the guise of greater representation in the film industry, racial stereotyping is still rampant, and the concept of diversity doesn’t favour all.
After a week where many have called for greater diversity in our media, Channel 7 has wheeled out their coverage team for the upcoming state election. Clearly, they’re not listening.
In the wake of Christchurch, we’re wondering how our media enabled such anti-Muslim sentiment. The solution is simple – make journalism a far more diverse conversation.
The countrywide push for diversity is upon is. However, it is not always a benefit, and that is bleedingly obvious in the ad space. We should operate on merit, not quota.
Are politicians, media and the population at large able to work together to better control Australia’s “Muslim” stereotype?