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Change language & include disabled people in the media

2 December 2016: NUJ disabled members push for progressive change as part of UK disability history month.

TUC manifesto for disabled people - a call to action for equality

24 June 2016: The TUC's policy officer, Huma Munshi, explains the importance of the manifesto for disability equality.

#DM16: Union calls for equality & diversity

16 April 2016: At the start of the second day at delegate meeting, conference discussed equality and diversity in the media.

BBC work placement scheme for disabled media workers

13 April 2015: BBC placement scheme offering six months paid work within the BBC for disabled media workers.

Trade unions & disabled members: Why the social model matters

11 March 2015: The TUC has published a new guidebook on the social model of disability aimed to help unions and their members improve equality for disabled people within unions and in the workplace.

NUJ condemns Sun newspaper's remarks about Emily Brothers

12 December 2014: Call for front-page apology following Roger Liddle's "vile comment"

NUJ at TUC disabled workers' conference 2014

11 June 2014: NUJ members give report on the event and elected to TUC disabled members committee.

Stop calling disabled people scroungers

15 November 2011: Disabled people are being demonised in the press as "work shy" and "scroungers" and as a result are facing hostility from the public and in some cases physical attacks.

Local paper cuts threaten community ties

28 May 2009: The NUJ's equality officer has warned that cutbacks at local media companies are damaging community relations, leaving a vacuum that can be exploited by extremists.