Category: Disability

20th November 2013

There has been a third review of ‘Bad News for Refugees’! This time we have the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants to thank and we send them all our gratitude for their kind words of recommendation. Today I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to speak to students at Rawmarsh Secondary School in Rotherham about the Bad News for… Read more →

21st September 2013

Hope you are all having a happy Peace Day! My article co-authored with Nick Watson and Greg Philo is now out in Disability and Society discussing media coverage of the disability benefit cuts… please check it out, it’s an important subject. Read more →

7th June 2013

Got an email from Disability and Society today, my article with Nick Watson – ‘Reporting disability in the age of austerity: The changing face of media representation of disability and disabled people in the UK and the creation of new ‘folk devils’ will appear in the Special Issue of the journal (Vol. 28, No. 6) which is now coming out… Read more →

25th September 2012

There has been a great amount of media interest in ‘Bad News for Disabled People’. Our findings showing increased media hostility towards disabled people accompanying the Coalition cuts have being linked to recent disturbing news that there was a 30% increase in violence toward disabled people last year. I will be speaking on this subject at the ESRC’s Media and… Read more →

18th May 2012

Article for Disability and Society is nearly finished ahead of the August 2012 deadline – it will be for a special issue of the journal on ‘Disability, Global Conflicts and Crises’ due out in 2013. Read more →

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