Tag "disability and media"

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What do you think of how people with disabilities are portrayed in films and on TV?

After watching jaw-dropping negativity of disability in a film, our Deputy Editor Shannon Kelly was compelled to write an article exploring the representation of disabled people in films and on

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Podcast series: disabled actress Storme Toolis

As part of a podcast series, Disability Horizons Co-founder Martyn Sibley has been interviewing famous and influential disabled people from the top 100 Power list to bring you a collection

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Mencap Journalism Awards 2017: changing attitudes towards learning disability in the media

Trying to change attitudes towards learning disabilities in the media can be difficult. However, for a group of young journalists, they have made steps towards achieving that goal having won

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ME and me: making films about disability to raise awareness

Disabled writer and actor Thom Jackson-Wood, who has ME, talks to Disability Horizons about his films, Awaken and The Black Box, both of which are about disability. Written after frustrations

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Disability and the media: free speech is everything

Comedian and blogger Ted Shiress, who recently wrote for us about disability and using escorts, talks about the media and his desire for free speech. I don’t care what others

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Film review: Rust and Bone

Disability Horizons reader, Judith Merry, went to the preview screening (last Monday) of the new film Rust and Bone, courtesy of Think Jam. Here, she tells us what she thought