Media & Disability Interest Group
2005 Research Papers

“’Fat, Furious, and Forever Wanting Food:’ Newspaper Depictions of Persons with Prader-Willi Syndrome, 2000-2005,” Karen Ogata Jones & Margaret R. Smith, Clemson University

“Who’s Considered Normal? Exploring 19th Century Magazine Coverage about People with Disabilities,” Nicole Richardson, University of Georgia

* “Stories of Victims or Stories of Survivors? A Framing Analysis of the News Media Coverage of Burn Injuries,” Nicole Elise Smith, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

“Towards Making Images Accessible: Categorizing Image Use in American Online Newspapers,” Jin Xu, Winona State University

* Winner of the John S. Clogston Memorial Award for Top Student Paper.