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  • Writer's pictureCole Haddon

The Great COVID-19 Gap: Why are Film and TV Ignoring the Pandemic?

For the past several years, I've had the urge to return to my journalism roots. Primarily writing essays interested in pop-culture, and especially ones looking at the intersection of philosophy and pop-culture -- how we experience the world around us, through the lens of the arts. Recently, the Sydney Morning Herald, Melbourne Age, and others published my first such piece, examining the near-total absence of Covid from our television screens and movie theatres and its potential consequences.

"We’re witnessing the Disney-fication of all filmed pop culture, with no room for the greatest global horror of our time."

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Melbourne Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Covid, television, pandemic, Gray's Anatomy, Station Eleven, And Just Like That..., The Morning Show

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