Media Representation of Women with Disabilities Affected by COVID-19 Evidence from China

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Ying Xiong
Xiuli Wang


women with disabilities, media representation, COVID-19


Based on the content analysis of news samples from 23 Chinese media outlets, this study examines the media representation of women with disabilities affected by COVID-19. We found that women with disabilities are marginalized, stereotyped, and stigmatized under the combined influence of ableism, sexism, and the pandemic.

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