Tag: entertainment

Entertainment and its responsibilities

It’s been a little while since more recent or older movies and TV series get watched with current standards. The last victim is Gone with the wind, that has been suspended from HBO catalog and will reappear with disclaimers for “ethnic and racial prejudices” and “product of its times”. But even popular and apparently harmless shows like How I met your mother and Friends had been criticized for their (alleged) sexist, homophobic, transphobic messages and/or fat shaming…

Slow TV, the other side of entertainment

In a TV scene voted to entertainment, where the attention of the public is held with interactivity – social media comments, vote and much more – there are some, less known, exceptions. Almost 10 years ago Norway invented a new format, the slow TV: a sort of marathon of hours that broadcasts live a very common portion of life…