Take the DOnetwork Media Guide Survey!

DOnetwork members are working on a community-driven project to develop a guide for journalists and media personalities on how to cover disability issues. But before we get started, we want to hear your thoughts on how the press and media outlets reports on us and our issues. The information gathered in this survey will help shape and form the information we include in the media guide.

* 1. If you were the subject of an interview, what reasonable accommodations for disability would you need to be interviewed?

* 2. What platforms do you use most to get your news?

* 3. Which news media outlets do you follow most?

* 4. How do you watch or listen to shows or movies?

* 5. What types of news media stories interest you?

* 6. How would you rate the frequency news coverage on disability issues?

* 7. How would you rate the quality of the news coverage on disability issues? Rate from 1 to 5:

* 8. How would you rate the disability intersectionality of the news media coverage? (Example of intersectional coverage: when the news covers healthcare as an issue important to low income families, children, seniors and people with disabilities. Example of not intersectional coverage: when the news reports on healthcare as a children’s and senior’s only issue.)

* 9. How would you rate the accessibility of the news media you read, hear or watch?

* 10. What accessibility format improvements should your news outlets make to their platforms?

* 11. How would you rate the disability related language used by news and media journalists?

* 12. What are the disability topics that the news media should be covering that they are not? (Comment Box)

* 13. Do you prefer “People First” vs “Identity First” language?

* 14. Which terms about disability visibility do you prefer?

* 15. For the purpose of demographics for this survey; Do you experience any barriers to performing these actions:

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