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Disability Media Participation: Opportunities, obstacles and politics

Ellis, K. and Goggin, G. (2015) Disability Media Participation: Opportunities, obstacles and politics. Media International Australia, 154 (1). pp. 78-88.

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This article discusses participatory media from a critical disability perspective. It discusses the relative absence of explicit discussion and research on disability in the literatures on community, citizen and alternative media. By contrast, disability has emerged as an important element of participatory cultures and digital technologies. To explore disability participatory cultures, the article offers analysis of case studies, including disability blogs, ABC's Ramp Up website and crowd-funding platforms (such as Kickstarter).

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: University of Queensland Press
Copyright: © 2015 by Media International Australia Editorial Board
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