There has been a lot of talk lately about how diversity is killing good writing… or perhaps more accurately, studios and companies have been accused of using diversity as a stand in for good writing.
I honestly had no idea the two were mutually exclusive.
There is truth to the idea that many creators out there have been producing complete garbage, but seem to think that they still deserve credit because their cast of characters is diverse…
In fact, Richard Roeper touched on this in his reaction from the Ghostbuster’s backlash:
So the question is, does intentionally creating a diverse cast mean that your writing is going to suffer or can it be used as a cover for poor writing?
Well first of all, let’s touch on what ‘diversity’ actually is;
- the state of being diverse; variety.“there was considerable diversity in the style of the reports”
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