Should editors be interrogating the language of illness? We chat with Louise Bolotin about challenging normative narratives around cancer and terminal illness.
Listen to find out more about
- Louise Bolotin's cancer diagnosis
- Why the language preferences of those with terminal illnesses aren't homogenous
- Terms in the language of illness that can hurt and harm
- Why editors have a duty to challenge normative narratives that sugarcoat dying and death
- How asking how a person wants to talk about terminal illness is better than assuming
Note: Louise Bolotin died in 2022. We're grateful for the time she gave us on this podcast.
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