Presentation on theme: "In the news: How people with autism are represented in popular print media Lauren M. Prisco Rene E. Wroblewski St. Bonaventure University."— Presentation transcript:
In the news: How people with autism are represented in popular print media Lauren M. Prisco Rene E. Wroblewski St. Bonaventure University
Methodology Use on-line data base – National Newspaper Index Search for articles in People, Newsweek, Time, Redbook, Chicago Tribune, NY Times, US News and World Report, Washington Post for the past 3 years. Searched for the word Autism as a keyword
Purpose of Research Determine what information the average Joe had about people with Autism Spectrum Disorders Evaluate popular print media for the use of person-first language.
Data Analysis Read through all articles and classified them according to content Classifications: Classification-16 Articles Educational (procedure)- 10 Articles Increase in diagnosis- 6 Articles FAQ-3 Articles