Hannah Martin

Defining roles – a double-edged sword?

It can be notoriously difficult for actors to break free from the mould of particularly popular roles they have played. A pertinent example of this phenomena is James Van Der Beek, best known for his portrayal of Dawson Leery on the hugely successful teen drama Dawson’s Creek. In recent interviews,...
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Posted Apr. 13, 2017

The GLAAD Report: “Representation matters. Fact.”

Representation matters. Fact. GLAAD, an organisation dedicated to improving equality and diversity within popular media, recently produced their annual research publication into the statistical presence of LGBTQ and non-white characters on American television in 2016-2017. On the surface, the findings appear to yield encouraging results. According to the report, out...
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Posted Nov. 15, 2016