A look at Asians as portrayed in the news

Lee, Joann
April 1994
Editor & Publisher;4/30/94, Vol. 127 Issue 18, p56
Trade Publication
Reports on the dramatic increase of number of hate crimes against Asian-Americans as reported by newspapers. Attack of Asians or target of racial slurs; Seeing Asians as a group of people most identifiable in terms of skin color; Violence aimed at the 7.3 million Asian-Americans in the United States as a serious national problem; Coverage techniques of minority communities.


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