How Hollywood Gatekeepers Block Out Asian American Content — and Why an FCC Proposal Could Change That

Guest Post by Mark Tseng Putterman

We know the drill too well. Hollywood announces another big budget film with a whitewashed cast. Or talking heads use racially-charged language on cable news networks. Cue our collective outrage — op-eds, Twitter hashtags, letters to industry gatekeepers. Maybe we get a half-hearted apology. Maybe not. And eventually, the outrage dissipates… until the next offense surfaces. Then we lather, rinse, and repeat.

Where does it end? How long will we wait for mainstream media to take our issues seriously?

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Author: Marcus M. Wise

I love to spend my time online and on some outdoor activities that I like. I spend my weekends by going out with my friends and family. I also love to travel around the world if there a window for monetary budget. I have been into some exciting places and I am surprised to new things I saw.

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