Disneyland to alter ride following criticism

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 21 Jul 2021, 7:53AM
(Photo / NZ Herald)
(Photo / NZ Herald)

Disneyland to alter ride following criticism

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 21 Jul 2021, 7:53AM

Disney is widely regarded as the very symbol of childhood innocence.

Disney and Disneyland have apparently fallen victim to cancel culture.

The Jungle Cruise ride has needed a facelift, after being criticised for its depiction of indigenous Africans.

But it's not the only part of the organisation under scrutiny.

Architectural historian and author of "Walt Disney's Disneyland" Chris Nichols told Tim Dower attitudes and perceptions have changed since Disneyland was originally built.

“Disneyland is changing constantly, things come and go and we can see bits of 1950s Disneyland still peeking through and to some people some of things can be out of place in the 21st Century.”

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