Governments ignore ethnic media at their own peril

Immigration has fuelled what is perhaps the most thriving ethnic media scene anywhere in the world. Experts at the 4th Metropolis conference on multiculturalism stressed that supporting ethnic media is a public good, including for citizens, governments and democracy itself, Tazeen Inam reports.

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Ethnic Media Chip Away at Stigma of Mental Illness Amid Pandemic

In the fifth and final edition of our “Bridging the Mainstream-Ethnic Digital Divide in Covid-19 Literacy” project, we focused on the mental health impact COVID-19 has had on recent immigrants, as covered by ethnic media in comparison to mainstream media.

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What an Inclusive Recovery from the COVID-19 “Economic Firestorm” Could Look Like

This fourth edition of our special project, “Bridging the Mainstream-Ethnic Digital Divide in COVID-19 Literacy,” focuses on the economic impacts of the pandemic on immigrants and visible minorities, as covered in ethnic media in comparison to mainstream media.

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About “Cheap Immigrant Labour” and Student “Cash Cows”

This third edition of our special project “Bridging the Mainstream-Ethnic Digital Divide in COVID-19 Literacy” focuses on the unique challenges faced by temporary residents, migrant workers, asylum seekers and international students.

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Role of Ethnic Media in the War against Pandemic

Andres Machalski, founder and president of Canada’s only ethnic media monitoring and analysis operation, MIREMS, talks about the importance of supporting ethnic media outlets, which are invaluable in communicating crucial COVID-19 messaging to their diverse audiences.

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Unsung Heroes or Super Spreaders: Racial and Ethnic Minorities in COVID-19 Coverage

This article is part of the Bridging the Mainstream-Ethnic Digital Divide in COVID-19 Literacy project. We have analyzed ethnic media coverage of COVID-19 between May 1 and November 30, using web, print and broadcast news summaries provided by MIREMS media monitoring. Here are our findings on the representation of minorities in COVID-19 coverage.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Amplified by Small Section of Ethnic Media

This article is part of the Bridging the Mainstream-Ethnic Digital Divide in Covid-19 Literacy project. We have analyzed ethnic media coverage of COVID-19 between May 1 and October 31, using a sample of close to 300 web, print and broadcast news summaries provided by MIREMS media monitoring. Here are our findings on the COVID-19 vaccine.

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