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Disability

What I learned about disability journalism when I became the story
1 week ago

What I learned about disability journalism when I became the story

The RRJ’s Julia Simioni examines how inspiration porn still manages to dominate the beat in Canada
News for all
4 years ago

News for all

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By Megan Fraser for The Signal In the last three years, administrative clerk Jennifer Gibson has answered more than 5,000 phone calls. She sits in a cubicle on the sixth floor of a downtown Halifax office building, facing two computer…
Enabling people with mental illness to make films could challenge media stereotypes, say researchers
4 years ago

Enabling people with mental illness to make films could challenge media stereotypes, say researchers

By Allison Ridgway for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre Three Canadian researchers are giving people who’ve experienced mental illnesses the resources and training to make their own documentary films to see if such videos challenge traditional media stereotypes about people…