Opinion: Journalism is Ableist, Down to Its Language

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Recently, the AP Stylebook updated its entries on covering disabilities.

As a disabled journalist, all I see are baseline definitions for terms such as “ableism” that lack depth and nuance. While it is a start that the bare minimum has been met — there are actually entries about covering disability — that is not enough, as there are many ways that journalists should be better.

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