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‘X-Factor’ Auto-tune controversy a sign of how far show has come

Recently fans of X Factor took to their Twitter and Facebook accounts to decry the use of voice-altering technology, Auto-Tune, on the show's singing contestants. The Guardian weighs in on the matter, reading the controversy as unsurprising and is more amused that some British MPs have weighed in on the matter.
August 25, 2010

Recently fans of X Factor took to their Twitter and Facebook accounts to decry the use of the voice-altering technology, Auto-Tune, on the show’s singing contestants. The Guardian weighs in on the matter, reading the controversy as unsurprising and is more amused that some British MPs have added their two cents on the uproar.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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