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“Why are disabled people on TV always portrayed as being nice all the time?”

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Sam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,671 Disability Gamechanger
Disabled actors should be cast as villainous characters on screen as well as in positive roles, leading performers with disabilities have said. Adam Hills, presenter of the Channel 4 satirical show The Last Leg, called for a broader representation of disabled characters on television.

I thought this was an interesting article about how disabled people are represented in the media.  What do you think?

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