Sherry S. Yu is Assistant Professor in the Department of Arts, Culture and Media and the Faculty of Information. She holds a Ph.D. in Communication from Simon Fraser University. Her research explores multiculturalism, media, and social integration. She is the author of Diasporic Media beyond the Diaspora: Korean Media in Vancouver and Los Angeles (2018, UBC Press) and the co-editor of Ethnic Media in the Digital Age (2019, Routledge). Her research also has been published in scholarly journals such as Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, Journalism Studies, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Canadian Ethnic Studies, Canadian Journal of Communication, and Global Media Journal — Canadian Edition.
Sherry S. YuAssistant Professor
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communication infrastructure and social integration; media and cultural literacy; diaspora and diasporic media; new journalism practices and technologies; multiculturalism, media, and policy studies; race and ethnicity
Yu, S. S., & Matsaganis, M. D. (Eds.). (2019). Ethnic media in the digital age. New York; London: Routledge.
Yu, S. S. (2018). Diasporic media beyond the diaspora: Korean media in Vancouver and Los Angeles. Vancouver: UBC Press.
Selected book chapters:
Yu, S. S. (2020). Beyond the Third Space: New communicative space in the making on YouTube. In K. Smets, K. Leurs, M. Georgiou, S. Witteborn, and R. Gajjala (Eds.), The SAGE handbook of media and migration (pp. 526-536). SAGE.
Yu, S. S. (2019). Ethnic journalism and the ethnic press. In T. P. Vos, F. Hanusch, D. Dimitrakopoulou, M. Geertsema-Sligh, and A. Sehl (Eds.), The international encyclopedia of journalism studies (pp. 561-568). Boston: Wiley Blackwell.
Yu, S. S., & Matsaganis, M. D. (2019). Introduction. Ethnic media in the digital age: New research from across the globe. In S. S. Yu and M. D. Matsaganis (Eds.), Ethnic media in the digital age (pp. 1-10). New York; London: Routledge.
Yu, S. S. (2017). Ethnic media: Moving beyond boundaries. In C. Campbell (Ed.), The Routledge companion to media and race (pp. 160-172). New York, London: Routledge.
Selected journal articles:
Yu, S. S. (2018). Multi-ethnic public sphere and accessible ethnic media: Mapping English-language ethnic media. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 44(11), 1976-1993. (Published online first in 2017)
Yu, S. S. (2018). The commercialization of journalism: Ethnic media, news production, and business strategies in the digital era. Journalism Studies, 19(16), 2433-2450. (Published online first in 2017)
Yu, S. S. (2017). Ethnic media as communities of practice: The cultural and institutional identities. Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, 18(10), 1309-1326. (Published online first in 2016)
Yu, S. S. (2017). Women in ethnic news media. Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, 18(4), 425-445. (Published online first in 2015)
Yu, S. S. (2016). Instrumentalization of ethnic media. Canadian Journal of Communication, 41(2016), 343-351.
Course Titles (Recent Courses)
- INF2199 Critical Approaches to Multiculturalism, Information, and Social Integration
- JOUB01H3 Covering Immigration and Transnational Issues
- JOUB02H3 Critical Journalism
- JOUC/MDSC60H3 Diasporic Media
- JOUC/MDSC80H3 Understanding Audiences in the Digital Age
- JOUD10H3 Senior Seminar in Journalism