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07/31/2012

American Gypsies needs to catch up with the reality of Roma people

"The US reality show is likely to turn ignorance about Roma people into all-out prejudice. It is time for more thoughtful TV"
Reality shows feed on stereotypes and disdain for tribes other than one s own. Most people in the US know of Jersey Shore, which generated a debate around the representation of Italian-Americans on television. There are many more like it: The Littlest Groom (which plays on stereotypes about little people), My Big Fat Obnoxious Fiancé (overweight people) and, yes, the unfortunately and descriptively titled Black Mafia Family Wives.

For the rest of this article:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/jul/28/american-gypsies-reality-roma-lives

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