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Disability and Journalism: Writing About Interviewees with Disabilities

A practical guide with links to suggestions on how journalists should write about people with disabilities, as well as testimonies and examples of the work of journalists with disabilities

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Cover Disability with Respect

National Center on Disability and Journalism - The Disability Angle: How to  cover disability without reinforcing negative stereotypes. If a story is  meant only to inspire or make the reader feel good,

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Avoid Ableism

New Women Space - This #TakeActionTuesday we look at ableism, the ways it  happens, and what you can do to fight it. Ableism: “The practices and  dominant attitudes in society that devalue

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