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MTV agrees to compromise after nurses protest controversial reality show

MTV agrees to compromise after nurses protest controversial reality show

After angering numerous nursing groups – including one at Ryerson – with its controversial new reality show, Scrubbing In, MTV has bowed to the pressure and agreed to a compromise. The show  won’t be cancelled, but MTV has tried to make amends after consulting with The Truth About Nursing, a non- profit organization which promotes accurate, balanced and frequent media portrayals of […]

by Shazah Ayub· · Arts & Life, Health, News, Off Campus
No Scrubs for Ryerson’s nurses

No Scrubs for Ryerson’s nurses

Ryerson students from the Nursing Students’ Union and Canadian Nursing Students’ Association are trying to convince MTV to cancel its new reality show, Scrubbing In, because they believe that its party-themed dramatization will negatively portray the nursing profession to the public. “Historically, the nursing profession has been burdened with sexualization, objectification, and stereotypes. This has improved over time,” said Alfred […]