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2. What did Roper suggest about the effects of telethons?

  • can create problems for the disabled - telethons over rely on cute children, not representative of disabled people in UK - charities rather than government bodies provide funs, people rarely question why people disadvantaged in first place
  • they have no effect on the well being of the disabled
  • they make people aware of disabled and help them feel more sympathetic of their cause - increases awareness

3. Which group did Ross and Sancho identify as being especially irritated by portrayals of miraculous cures and a lack of reality?

  • Elders
  • Children
  • Young Adults

4. 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

5. What is meant by the stereotype "as pitiable and pathetic"?

  • grown in popularity due to TV appeals such as CIN - regular feature of TV drama and news is to over focus on disabled children and the possibility of miracle cures
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