Links

Links of the organisations present at the European Congress of Media & Disability:

 

Media organisations - European organisations

European Association of Communication Agencies (EACA)

http://www.eaca.be

including Dominic Lyle’s speech and examples of good practices:

http://www.eaca.be/default.asp?s=SAP&sb=SAP_01

European Publishers Council

http://www.epceurope.org

Association of Commercial Television in Europe

http://www.acte.be

Europe by Satellite

http://europa.eu.int/comm/ebs/index_en.html

EU Observer

http://www.euobserver.com/

 

Media – national organisations

Bertelsmann AG Sonopress

http://www.bertelsmann.com.cn/companies/sonopress/sonopress_info.htm

BBC (British Broadcasting Channel)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/info/policies/

El País

http://www.elpais.es

France Télévision

http://www.francetelevision.fr

RAI Social Action Department

http://www.segretariatosociale.rai.it/home/centrale_home/centrale_ing.html

RTBF Carte sur Table:

http://www.la1.be/rtbf_2000/bin/view_something.cgi?type=mendelhome&id=0021315_mendelhome&menu=default&pub=www.rtbf.portail%2fbad

RTL Television

http://www.rtl-television.de

TVE (television español)

http://www.tve.es

RDP (Radiodifusão Portuguesa SA)

http://www.rdp.pt

RTE (Radio Television Ireland)

http://www.rte.ie

RTVA (Radio Televisión de Andalucia)

http://www.rtva.es

Servimedia (Spanish communication/press agency)

http://www.servimedia.es

BRB (BRB Internacional Production company – Nicolas comic show)

http://nicolas.brb.es/

Intermedia Communicación Audiovisual (‘Palabras para una vida’)

http://www.intermediacv.com/soluciones/nuestro_trabajo/exhibicion_13.html

Icelandic National Broadcasting Service (RUV)

http://www.ruv.is/

ZDF (Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen)

http://www.zdf.de/ZDFde/inhalt/5/0,1872,2007525,00.html

 

Government authorities:

European Commission DG Employment, Policies on People with Disabilities

http://europa.eu.int/comm/employment_social/disability/index_en.html

National Coordination Committee of EYPD in France

http://www.handicap.gouv.fr

German Ministry of Health and Social Security

www.bmgs.bund.de

 

 

Non-Governmental Organisations

Social Platform of European NGO’s

http://www.socialplatform.org

 

British Organisations

BBC Video nation: videos on disability

http://www.bbc.co.uk/videonation/category/disability/

 

BBC Ouch! (Disability web-zine)

http:///www.bbc.co.uk/ouch

 

German Organisations

Renault Austria releases a TV spot including a blind person

http://www.bizeps.or.at/news.php?nr=4667

 

Media Oscar by the EYPD Austria

http://www.andersgleich.at/wettbewerb/medienoskar.html

 

ORF 1 (Austrian national radio) event in September 2003 http://www.andersgleich.at/orf/oe1_herbst.html

Plus pdf file:

http://www.andersgleich.at/downloads/oe1_folder_barieren_teil2.pdf

 

German online media magazine MERZ March 2003 issue on Media & Disability

http://www.greta.jff.de/merz/list.php?heft_id=2

 

German media company specialised on disability issues (founded and ran by disability activists Peter Radtke)

Arbeitgemeinschaft behinderung und medien ev

http://www.abm-medien.de/

 

“Behinderte Menschen in Film und TV”

Article in the Goethe Institute Zentrale online magazine

http://www.goethe.de/kug/kue/flm/thm/de53456.htm

 

French Organisations

Grande Cause nationale 2003:

Comité d’entente de la Grande Cause Nationale, statuts,
http://www.unapei.org/html/Entente/EntenteGrandeCause.html

Campagne Grande Cause Nationale 2003

http://www.handicaps-2003.org/

 

Nouvelle campagne Handicap International,

http://www.handicap-international.org/esperanza/site/onglet4/chapitre1/campagne.asp

 

ELA

http://www.ela-asso.com/espacemedias/espacemedias.htm

 

 

General links on media & disability campaigns
examples of good practices

Mental Health awareness campaign in New Zealand: Like Minds, Like Mine Campaign

http://www.likeminds.govt.nz/

Source: “Disability Now” October issue

 

Media representation of Canadians with Disabilities, Article in ‘Disability Now’ October issue, 2004

http://www.disabilityworld.org/09-10_03/arts/canadians.shtml

 

Example of an inclusive approach in commercial advertising

Mercedes-Benz France mini-website on the Vaneo

(at the main page the last picture/link on the right is a wheel-chair user, as a potential client)

http://www.mercedes-benz.fr/VU/L_MODELES_VL/L01_VANEO/L01_01_VANEO/default.asp#

(click on ‘Découvrez le mini-site Vaneo’)

 

Example of a positive poster campaign in Brazil:

‘Reducing Stigma through Public Education’,

http://www.disabilityworld.org/06-08_03/arts/brazil.shtml

 

Disability in the news:

Example of a good portrayal in the news:

‘Disabled student wins college fight’

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/london/3201927.stm

 

‘Down Syndrome is not a Disease, but Another Personal Characteristic’

http://www.disabilityworld.org/06-08_03/il/down.shtml

 

Website, on-line resources on media & disability

The Ouch website

http://www.bbc.co.uk/ouch

‘Disability World’ magazine (with regular references to disability in the media)

http://www.disabilityworld.org

German media company specialised in disability in the cinematography industry:

http://www.abm-medien.de

 

 

General resources on disability and the media

‘Disabling Imagery and the Media

An exploration of the Principles for Media Representations of Disabled People,

By Colin Barnes, 1992

 

Cultural Representation of Disabled People: dustbins for disavowal?

By Tom Shakespeare, 1997

 

The Stereotypes of disability

By Alan Sutherland, 1981

 

Common Myths and Stereotypes about Disability

From the Access Center for Independent Living, Dayton, Ohio, USA

The Role of Myths and Stereotypes About Disability in Perpetuating Discrimination and Other Human Rights Abuses
From Handicap International

 

Carlyn’s Disability movies list (on Amazon.com)

Examples of Positive Portrayal in Hollywood

 

 

Examples of Negative Portrayal

Association Européenne contre les Leucodystrophies
Campagne 2003

http://www.ela-asso.com/espacemedias/espacemedias.htm