Representation Of People With Disabilities In Media, Latest Wisconsin Coronavirus Updates

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A sign outside B-Side Records in Madison explains the store's mask policy
A sign on the door of B-Side Records in downtown Madison explains the store’s mandatory mask policy. Steven Potter/WPR

A couple of writers and activists discuss their efforts to increase representation of people with disabilities in the media, around a milestone for the Americans with Disabilities Act. And as Milwaukee joins municipalities requiring people to wear masks in public to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, we talk to a public health expert about Wisconsin’s latest pandemic numbers.

Featured in this Show

  • Stories From The Disability Community

    Thirty years after the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law, we speak with two writers and advocates for people with disabilities about their work. We hear stories and learn about the value of disability representation in media.

  • The Latest On The COVID-19 Outbreak In Wisconsin

    As cities and counties around Wisconsin implement mandatory mask-wearing amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we talk to a public health expert to get the latest on the outbreak.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Alice Wong Guest
  • A.H. Reaume Guest
  • Dr. Patrick Remington Guest
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director

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