Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Widespread coverage of the HuffPo piece about Jonah from Tonga

There has been widespread coverage on the on the Huffington Post piece about Jonah from Tonga. Including:

Comedian Chris Lilley under fire for 'racist Australian brownface' character as calls for HBO to cancel his series  Jonah from Tonga, Daily Mail, 16 July 2014

Is brownface acceptable in new HBO show 'Jonah From Tonga'? Soraya Nadia McDonald, The Washington Post, 16 July 2014

Jonah from Tonga faces more 'brownface' criticism - is it fair? Priya Elan, The Guardian, 16 July 2014

Calls to dump Chris Lilley's 'racist' Jonah from Tonga from US TV, The Sydney Morning Herald, 16 July 2014

Also, an AAP wire story made the rounds, including:

Network asked to dump 'racist' comedy, New Zealand Herald, 16 July 2014.

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