While the researchers did not investigate whether photos accompanying news stories about thin people were treated the same way, another research by Benjamin Radford, deputy editor of the science magazine 'Skeptical Inquirer', found that approximately 80 percent of the photos of thin people should also be considered negative or stigmatising
collectively cast the Roma in a negative light, thus stigmatising
the legal aid system is disappointing and unhelpful.
He said: "It is easy to get into this argument about whether you are stigmatising
people or not.
In an interview with the Independent, Ms Blears said "I don't think it is stigmatising
those children by targeting them.
Junior government minister Mr Ainsworth, who represents Coventry North East, said Mr Lane did not believe he was stigmatising