6.  "Cultural appropriation of ASL :  the unfiltered truth".

              Katie Roberts.  21 April 2014.

7.  LotuSIGN Commentary:  "The usefulness, frustrations and pitfalls of media attention".  23 May 2014.

Issues for Discussion

THAT!  Hard to say it any better than this Deaf couple's gentle but pointed mockery of recent viral events:  "Just let it go".   Hilarious.

11. "Bogus sign language interpreter says debacle at Mandela funeral has helped South Africans with disabilities".

               David Efune, The Algemeiner.  7 May 2014.

4.  LotuSIGN Commentary:  "Artist-interpreter interaction". 25 May 2014.

2.  "What Is It Like To Be a Sign Language Interpreter at a Music Festival?".

               WGN-TV, Chicago.  30 July 2014.

Media's obsession with American Sign Language interpreters reveals their ignorance about deaf people.

Caroline Solomon & Jeffrey Archer Miller, Baltimore Sun.  25 April 2014.

5.  "Sign language is not performance art".

1.  LotuSIGN Commentary:  Breaking from ACL, Lollapalooza.   15 August 2014.

12.  ACL Fest Review:  WILCO.

            Nancy Flores, Austin Music Source 360 Blogs.  25 May 2014.

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9.  LotuSIGN Commentary:  "LotuSIGN, Service or Disservice?"   25 April 2014.


10.  Draft standards for performing arts interpreting.

               Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID).    NOTE:  deadline for input and comments is 31 May 2014.

3.  "Interpreter Appreciation Day:  The Praised and the Invisible".

              Deaf Wordsmith.  8 May 2014.

8.  Code of professional conduct for interpreters.

                  National Association of the Deaf (NAD) and the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf Inc (RID)