Following on from the "d" word debate, Claire H has sent over a really interesting collection of links to articles on the portrayal of "disability" in the media, which I republish in full. There'll be a test later:
The Language Of Disability: Problems Of Politics And Practice
PhD on Disability in Film
Screening Stereotypes: Images of Disabled People in Television and Motion Pictures
CJC: The Role of the Media in Promoting Images of Disability
Newswatch: Understanding and Reporting on Disability
Newswatch: Some journalists get it, others miss the point
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