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Ethnic Media

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Abstract

In this chapter I establish a working definition of ethnic media and discuss the rich, global literature in relation to these media forms and organisations. It is immediately evident that what I refer as ‘ethnic media’ are conceptualised in different ways around the world. As such, I will in this chapter attempt to differentiate—for the purposes of the analysis in this book—ethnic media from related terms such as migrant media, foreign language media, ethnic minority media and diasporic media. This is not to imply that these latter terms are in any way misguided, but is rather designed to clarify the main object of analytical focus in the book.

Keywords

Ethnic media Research traditions Integration Democracy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MediaUniversity of AdelaideAdelaideAustralia

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