Media & Disability Interest Group
1998 Research Papers

DISABILITY, JOURNALISM, AND CONDUCT


"The origins of closed captioning:
The National Bureau of Standards and television for the deaf"
by Mark Borchert, Northwestern College

"Prizing Disability in Journalism: Inspiration as Code"
by Beth Haller, Towson University

"A feminist exploration of cybertheory, student journalists, and RSI work culture"
by Catherine Marston, University of Iowa

DISABILITY IMAGES IN ADVERTISING AND OTHER MEDIA

"Personal contact versus media exposure as predictors of reactions to people with disabilities"
by Kim Smith and Olan Farnall, Iowa State University

""Physiographic aggragation and segmentation:
Inclusion of visually-detected physically impaired role models in advertising"
by Dennis Ganahl and Jeff Kallem, Drake University