Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Motion of the Day

EDM 173
That this House welcomes the appearance of a person with a facial disfigurement as a newsreader on national television in the week commencing 23 November 2009; congratulates Channel Five Broadcasting Limited for this decision; and calls on all broadcasters to increase the visibility of people with unusual faces in everyday roles on television and to commit to adopt new guidelines, recommended by Changing Faces, for fairer and more balanced media coverage of people with disfigurement.
Currently none of the following pioneers of the issue have signed it... yet.

Update: Niall Paterson at Sky News is not amused by this post. What can I say? I have a warped and twisted sense of humour, but the tag for the post says it all.

Update II: OK, Niall has noted the tag now.

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