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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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Changing Ontario: South Asian Women Step Up to Empower the Community

As Toronto evolves into the world’s most multicultural city, so does its colourful communities, rising as a collective force to overcome challenges. This time, it’s the women who are initiating change. Meet a few dynamic…

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New Book Reveals More Modern, Global Shia Islam

The latest instalment of the Institute of Ismaili Studies’ Muslim Heritage Series aims to provide a deeper understanding of Shia Islam, the Muslim religion’s second-largest community. About 100 people gathered at the Ismaili Centre in…

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

While the mainstream media definitely covers stories of local politicians’ victories and foreign leaders’ visits to Canada, what is sometimes missing from the coverage is the ‘ethnic’ story angle relating directly to the many Diaspora…

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