Tag Archives: New Zealand Herald

American Accents Aren’t Disney’s Fault

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In a recent (and I would add “highly irresponsible”) piece of reporting from the New Zealand Herald, we are told that an explanation for children turning up at school with American accents is that children are watching too much Disney … Continue reading

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All Blacks, Beauty Queens, Achievement, and Autism.

Today I came across a very interesting article on the New Zealand Herald site, written by Mike Lee. It’s entitled “Naming gay All Blacks marks sexuality, not talent.” The concerns raised in it closely parallel the concerns I have about … Continue reading

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Analysis of NZ Media Autism Stories, 2007-2012.

I frequently search news sites for both local and international stories on autism. I prefer to use New Zealand sites, in order to pick up the local stories that otherwise go unreported from the larger international sources. I decided that … Continue reading

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Autism; “Doom” and “Disease”..?

There is a new study out linking a father’s age to risk of autism. The story has been reported in one of the most popular news sources in my country, The New Zealand Herald. They have presented the story under … Continue reading

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