Tips for journalists

How editors and journalists can produce better and fairer reporting on people with disability.  Includes 10 tips for representing disability in the media, eg don’t use suffers/bound, skip the hero/pity thing, don’t focus on the disability (that person may be a footballer, brother, lawyer etc), recognise that there are more disabilities than just the physical ones.

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