November 27, 2006
British Press Warned About Language When Referring to Mentally Ill
The Press Complaints Commission has told the media to be careful of its language when discussing the mentally ill, telling it that words such as "basket case" or "schizo" might violate the relevant code of practice. It also noted that facilities such as Broadmoor were hospitals and not prisons. Read more in a Media Guardian article here.
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