editing of the Clarence incident is “yet another example of racial stereotypes.”

editing of the Clarence incident is “yet another example of racial stereotypes.”
Chris Wright argues that the editing of the Clarence beans incident proves that Survivor Africa, like the others before it, “doesn’t disappoint when it comes to mishandling race.” What we saw of Clarence illustrated “the traits the label-happy producers want us to associate with the characters,” he writes.

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Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.