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2. What is meant by the stereotype "as an object of violence"?

  • when disabled people featured in TV drama - 3 times more likely than able bodied characters to be killed off - reinforces idea of the disabled as victims
  • (using this for definition purposes)

3. What is meant by the stereotype "as an object of ridicule"?

  • disabled people are often laughed at in comedies
  • (using this for definition purposes)

4. What did the GUMG conclude?

  • high proportion of able bodied sample felt fear and anxiety when in the proximity of people with mental health problems - media coverage convinced them that mental illness is associated with violent behaviour
  • low proportion of able bodied sample felt fear and anxiety when in the proximity of people with mental health problems - ignored the ideological message that mental illness was associated with violent behaviour

5. Who stated that both able bodied and disabled viewers object to and are critical of the way people are portrayed in the media?

  • Barnes
  • Ross and Sancho
  • Roper

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