Yearly reports on the representation of characters with disabilities on-screen in film.
Report from the Strathclyde Centre for Disability Research and Glasgow Media Unit, interrogating how the newspapers report on disability.
Videos and resources from the global digital conference on diversity and inclusion in the film and TV industry.
2019 book review by Joseph Ocran, reviewing a recent study Disability in the Media: Examining Stigma and Identity.
Short article on how disabled people have been represented in the media, from Aruma - an Australian disability service provider and community.
2018 blog post by Caroline Darke exploring some of the issues around the representation (or rather, lack) of women with disabilities within the mainstream Scottish and UK media.
Report from the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media measuring the percentage of female, people of colour, LGBTQ+ and disabled protagonists in family friendly films.
Discusses the importance of fair and equal representation of disabilities, and highlights specific media opportunities through UN-sponsored campaigns.
An analysis from the Women in Sports Foundation of participation, leadership and media coverage in both the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Published in 2017.
More research and resources