You can read about this on any number of sites, but here’s USA Today:
Viewers may now be thinking twice before they click “play” on the classic Warner Bros. cartoon, Tom and Jerry.
Amazon Prime Instant and iTunes have posted a disclaimer that warns users that the cat-and-mouse shorts, which ran from 1940 to 1957, “may depict some ethnic and racial prejudices that were once commonplace in American society.”
The warning continues: “Such depictions were wrong then and are wrong today.”
I have a confession to make. This is so before my time that when I first read the headline (in a different publication) I thought it was because it was a cat and a mouse… living together in sin…
Read the rest here.