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Rowling writes out representation in ‘Fantastic Beasts,’ focuses on sequel-baiting

Rowling writes out representation in ‘Fantastic Beasts,’ focuses on sequel-baiting

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018

While “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,” looks as fantastic as its title, the substance of the story leaves viewers with many questions.

Rowling’s retconning is unnecessary

Rowling’s retconning is unnecessary

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 27, 2018

In changing her own canon to presumably incorporate more diversity into her writing, she’s not adding meaningful content, nor is she being respectful in how she's introducing this supposed representation.

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