CBC interviews Thompson about Netflix using Lac-Mégantic disaster footage

January 23, 2019

Robert Thompson, trustee professor and director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture, was interviewed by the CBC for the story “Removing Lac-Mégantic images from Netflix shows should be ‘no-brainer,’ says academic.”

"I think the context in which one uses those [clips] has to be looked at very carefully ... from an ethical standard."

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