Kat Rosenfield is a culture writer and novelist. Her latest book, You Must Remember This (William Morrow), was published in January 2023.
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Popular podcasts and shows portray crime as salacious and sexy, failing ordinary victims in the process.
Overzealous gatekeeping on race and gender is killing books before they're published—or even written.
Like the Hays Code and Waldorf Statement before it, new diversity requirements are Tinseltown's way of asserting cultural dominance through self-policing.
They'll probably do more to lock out indie filmmakers than to advance real inclusion.