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ERIC Number: ED232197
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Pages: 29
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
The Chinese Press in U.S.: A Linkage to the Past.
Chang, Tsan-Kuo
Eight Chinese daily newspapers were content analyzed to determine the role and functions of the Chinese press in the United States. The papers studied were based in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, and were dated from Novemer 1 to November 6, 1982. The results indicated that the Chinese press did not pay much attention to the local Chinese community--the "Chinatowns." Instead, the papers gave a large amount of space to coverage of China and Taiwan, the two "home countries" of the Chinese immigrants in America, and Hong Kong, the largest Chinese community outside China and Taiwan. The findings suggest that the Chinese press serves as a linkage to the past for the Chinese immigrants who came to the United States from China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. (Author/HTH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Media Role
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (66th, Corvallis, OR, August 6-9, 1983).