TITLE

Disabled TV Presence Still Lags

AUTHOR(S)
Lathrop, Douglas
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
New Mobility;Nov2011, Vol. 22 Issue 218, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the study conducted by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) which analyzes minority representation on television (TV) in the U.S. shows a lack of characters with disability on network TV.
ACCESSION #
67378362

 

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