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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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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Canadian Software Company in China Re-Opens Amid Fears of ‘Second Wave’

With the coronavirus appearing to now be under control in the country where it started, China is firing up its economic engine. But as one Canadian entrepreneur found, rejuvenating business will require focusing on new opportunities.

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PART 2: Forced to Adapt Due to COVID-19, South Asian Immigrants Concerned about Underlying Health Conditions

This is part of our series on how the pandemic is affecting specific immigrant communities. For Canada’s South Asian communities, the risk is met with an added layer of concern given statistics showing this group has a higher incidence of underlying health conditions that make any infection far more severe.

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