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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