Sherry S. Yu
Sherry S. Yu is Associate Professor in the Department of Arts, Culture and Media, and the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto. 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) and The Handbook of Ethnic Media in Canada (forthcoming, McGill-Queen’s University Press). Her research also has been published in scholarly journals such as Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, Journalism Studies, Television & New Media, Canadian Journal of Communication, Journal of Global Diaspora & Media, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, and Canadian Ethnic Studies.
Ethnic/diasporic media; multiculturalism and media policies; critical journalism; comparative journalism; representation of diversity in media; new media and digital storytelling
Ahadi, D., Yu, S. S., & Al-Rawi, A. (Eds.). (Forthcoming). The handbook of ethnic media in Canada. McGill-Queen’s University Press. https://www.mqup.ca/handbook-of-ethnic-media-in-canada--the-products-9780228019275.php
Yu, S. S., & Matsaganis, M. D. (Eds.). (2019). Ethnic media in the digital age. New York; London: Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/Ethnic-Media-in-the-Digital-Age/Yu-Matsaganis/...
Yu, S. S. (2018). Diasporic media beyond the diaspora: Korean media in Vancouver and Los Angeles. Vancouver; Toronto: UBC Press. https://www.ubcpress.ca/diasporic-media-beyond-the-diaspora
Yu, S. S. & Parke, J. J. (2023). Research inquiries for digital diaspora and digital diasporic media. Journal of Global Diaspora & Media, 4(1), 79–96, https://doi.org/10.1386/gdm_00035_1
Yu, S. S. (2021). Cultural diversity in Canadian television: The case of CBC's Kim's Convenience. Television & New Media. https://doi.org/10.1177/15274764211020085
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.
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. https://doi.org/10.1080/1461670X.2017.1350116
Yu, S. S. (2017). Ethnic media as communities of practice: The cultural and institutional identities. Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, 18(10), 1309-326. https://doi.org/10.1177/1464884916667133
Yu, S. S. (2017). Women in ethnic news media. Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, 18(4), 425-445.
Yu, S. S. (2016). Instrumentalization of ethnic media. Canadian Journal of Communication, 41(2), 343-351. https://doi.org/10.22230/cjc.2016v41n2a3019
Yu, S. S., & Ahadi, D. (2010). Promoting civic engagement through ethnic media. PLATFORM: Journal of Media and Communication, 2(2), 54-71. https://platformjmc.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/platformvol2issue2_yu_ahadi.pdf
Yu, S. S., & Murray, C. (2007). Ethnic media under a multicultural policy: The case of the Korean media in British Columbia. Canadian Ethnic Studies, 39(3), 99-124. https://doi.org/10.1353/ces.0.0054
Yu, S. S., & Ahadi, D. (Forthcoming). Researching Canadian ethnic media: Methodological challenges. In D. Ahadi, S. S. Yu, & A. Al-Rawi (Eds.), The handbook of ethnic media in Canada. McGill-Queen’s University Press.
Yu, S. S., & Daniels, G. (2023). Journalism and ethnoracial minorities. In S. Allan (Ed.), The Routledge companion to news and journalism (pp. 412-420). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003174790
Kim, A. N., & Yu, S. S. (2022). The Other at home: A comparative analysis of coverage of an exiled Korean American K-pop star. In D. Oh (Ed.), Mediating the South Korean Other: Representations and discourses of difference in the post/neocolonial nation state (pp. 197-215). University of Michigan Press.
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). London: SAGE Publications Ltd. https://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526476982
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. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315778228
Yu, S. S. (2022, September 15). Ethnic media: a reflection and outlook on ethnic media research. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. Last modified (blank).
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. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118841570
For Building an Intercultural Journalism System in Urban Centres: Challenges and Opportunities for Ethnic-Mainstream Media Collaboration
School of Cities, University of Toronto
Digital Ethnic Media Hub
Jackman Humanities Institute, University of Toronto
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and the Cultural Literacy and Social Integration of Canadians
2020 – 2023
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SHRCC)