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Beggars, Blaggers and Bums? Media Representations of Homeless People

As part of her British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship (1998-2001), Dr Rebekah Widdowfield has been examining media representations of homelessness and homeless people in the local, regional and national press. This has been a wide-ranging study examining the type of article, content, approach, language and, where possible, the use of photographs and other visual imagery.

• Rebekah Widdowfield

The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Published in Review, January-July 2001.

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