Newspaper reinforces outdated stereotypes

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Issue: A regional newspaper ran a front-cover story which depicted a politician photoshopped in a straightjacket with the accompanying headline Loony Lefty Limbo. The straightjacket and the headline portrayed an outdated and insensitive stereotype of mental illness treatment.

Result: Staff at the publication received Mindframe training on the importance of reporting mental illness responsibly.

Last updated: 29 November 2017

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