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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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Ethnic Media Coverage Portrays Minority Liberals as Friendly to Immigrants

Other than a generally immigrant-friendly outlook, a review of ethnic media Oct. 27 – Nov. 1 shows that these outlets foresee a relatively stable government — “stable as a mountain” in the description of one Chinese outlet

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PULSE: Eastern Europe – What You Didn’t Read in the Mainstream

As mainstream media focus on the war in Ukraine and Canada’s position on it, headlines in the Eastern European diaspora media reveal some of the other challenges, struggles and joys of its community in Canada.…

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