Posts Tagged ‘ netflix ’

University Study Claims Link between 13 Reasons Why and Teen Suicide

November 29, 2018
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University Study Claims Link between 13 Reasons Why and Teen Suicide

By virtue of dealing with the upsetting subject of teen suicide, it’s no surprise that 13 Reasons Why, both the hit Netflix show and the frequently challenged YA novel, are regularly mired in controversy. But as a recent A.V. Club article by Alex McLevy points out, a new study that some people are saying offers clear-cut…

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The Chilling Adventures of Self-Censorship

November 6, 2018
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The Chilling Adventures of Self-Censorship

**Spoilers ahead for Season One, Episode Three of the Netflix show The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina that don’t affect the overall watching experience, but give away details from a single episode sub-plot** The hit new show The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is based on the wildly popular comic by the same name by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa…

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ALA Director Condemns Recent Rash of Attacks on Thirteen Reasons Why

May 19, 2017
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ALA Director Condemns Recent Rash of Attacks on Thirteen Reasons Why

Due to the success of the Netflix adaptation of Jay Asher’s young adult novel Thirteen Reasons Why, the novel has faced increased scrutiny nationwide. American Library Association director James LaRue recently addressed the attempts to censor the popular novel. In the past few weeks, Thirteen Reasons Why has been banned from an elementary school in Florida and an entire school district in Colorado, despite…

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