Sherry S. Yu is Assistant Professor in the Department of Arts, Culture and Media (UTSC) and at the Faculty of Information (iSchool). She received her Ph.D. in Communication from the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University. Her research explores media, culture, and technology in communication, with a special interest in diasporic media in relation to cultural literacy, intercultural dialogue, and civic engagement in a multicultural society. She is the author of Diasporic Media beyond the Diaspora: Korean Media in Vancouver and Los Angeles (forthcoming, UBC Press). 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.
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new journalism practices and technologies; race and ethnicity; social inclusion and diasporic media; global migration and digital diaspora; multiculturalism, media, and policy studies
Diasporic media beyond the diaspora: Korean media in Vancouver and Los Angeles (forthcoming, UBC Press)
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.
Yu, S. S. (2017). Multi-ethnic public sphere and accessible ethnic media: Mapping English-language ethnic media. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. Doi: 10.1080/1369183X.2017.1346466.
Yu, S. S. (2017). Commercialization of journalism: Ethnic media, news production, and business strategies in the digital era. Journalism Studies. Doi: 10.1080/1461670X.2017.1350116.
Yu, S. S. (2016). Ethnic media as communities of practice: The cultural and institutional identities. Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism. Doi: 10.1177/1464884916667133
Yu, S. S. (2016). Instrumentalization of ethnic media. Canadian Journal of Communication. 41(2), 341-349.
Yu, S. S. (2015). Women in ethnic news media. Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism. 18(4), 425-445. Doi: 10.1177/1464884915614242.
Yu, S. S. (2015). The inevitably dialectic nature of ethnic media [Review of the three books Global communication: New agendas in communication, The media gaze: Representations of diversities in Canada, and Understanding ethnic media: Producers, consumers, and societies]. Global Media Journal — Canadian Edition, 8(2), 133-140.
JOUB01 Covering immigration and transnational issues