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The Weekend Selection: When The World met The Chicken

December 14, 2013

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It’s been a phenomenal week for the site, after we broke the news that the interpreter at the Nelson Mandela memorial service was fake, triggering worldwide coverage of the story. The site has had a record amount of traffic, with our news article that broke the story getting 120,000 views alone. Here are the top […]

The Weekend Selection: The balls, boats and books edition

December 7, 2013

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Here are the top five new blogposts from the last 7-days based on pageviews. Deaf News: Deaf footballer reaches fifty-goal milestone in mainstream junior football with a hat-trick World’s first deaf solo round-the-world sailor Gerry Hughes to recieve award on ITV1′s Surprise Surprise tonight Donna Williams: “Barriers often come from blissful ignorance.” What I learned […]

The Weekend Selection: The doing something about it edition

November 29, 2013

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Here are the top five new blogposts from the last 7-days based on pageviews. Matt Dixon: Deaf people’s rights are simply being denied and I want to do something about it Stephanie McDermid: After success in my John Lewis subtitling campaign, I’m taking on LOVEFiLM. Join the fight! Deaf News: Seven deaf groups meet at […]

The Weekend Selection: The petition ignition edition

November 23, 2013

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Here are the top five new blogposts from the week based on pageviews. Have a browse and tell your friends. Emily Howlett: Everybody’s talking about giving my baby a cochlear implant… Except me. “Deaf people must have access to qualified interpreters,” says Emily Smith, joint sponsor of the Access to Work petition Jen Dodds: I have […]

The Weekend Selection: The sense of perspective edition

November 9, 2013

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Here are the top five new blogposts from the week based on pageviews. Have a browse and tell your friends. John Walker: What disabled people are learning from taking a Deaf perspective Deaf News: Minister for Disabled People says he will consider support for deaf people Staci Jones: Why it’s hard, being a Deafie Watch: […]

The Weekend Selection: The different strokes edition

November 2, 2013

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Here are the top five new blogposts from the week based on pageviews. Have a browse and tell your friends. The Secret Deafie: “I learned long ago that only other parents of deaf children really understand me now” Jen Dodds: Why do people assume there’s something wrong with being deaf? Melinda Hildebrandt: Why I’m trying […]

The Weekend Selection: The take a break, relaxing break and breakdown edition

October 26, 2013

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Here are the top five new blogposts from the this week based on pageviews. Andrew Arthur: I had a nervous breakdown at my deaf boarding school. Now it’s time to tell my story Emily Howlett: Where is my space, where I am just me? The answer may surprise you Elisabeth McDermott: When I want to […]