Tag: Media and Disability

News Articles regarding Disability Issues

Changes in Hollywood? Not Yet.

http://www.newmobility.com/review_article.cfm?id=690&action=browse Access Hollywood:  Disability in Recent Film and Television is a very interesting article, although a bit dated.  I picked it out as it has a very detailed list of various movies both blockbuster and less well known that include…

Miss Ability

I could not resist the following article – Reality TV puts Disabled Women in Beauty Show from the Times (UK) from December 27th, 2006 All I can say is – wow. Basically the Netherlands have a show, complete with swimsuit…

Tribeca Film Festival and Disability Film

Four documentaries on the Iraq War and its aftermath are playing at the fifth annual Tribeca film festival, which was founded in the wake of 9/11 to help revive Lower Manhattan and promote the film industry in New York.I just…

“Blind” is bad?

I found a very interesting article from the November issue of the Ragged Edge Magazine at: http://www.raggededgemagazine.com/blogs/edgecentric/archives/2005/11/the_bad_blind.html The author did a basic Internet search on the word “blind.”  What was fascinating to me and also the author was the prevalence…

People with Disabilities Film Festival

This article about the UK Disability Film Festival caught my eye. It looked really interesting. What I wondered was I wonder how many of the films actually make it into regular film festivals? How many disability-related films are accepted as…

New York Times Magazine Article

Wow. The New York Times Magazine had an article that was published on September 25th. The content of the article has gone through the blind and visually impaired community like wildfire. http://www.nytimes.com/2005/09/25/magazine/25food.html?oref=login Is the URL and it is called Eat,…