Asian Americans and the Media provides a concise, thoughtful, critical and cultural studies analysis of U. S. mediarepresentations of Asian Americans. The book also explores waysAsian Americans have resisted, responded to, and conceptualized theterrain of challenge and resistance to those representations, oftenthrough their own media productions.
Key facts about Asian Americans, a diverse and growing population. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Pew Research Center does not take policy positions. It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts.
Asian Americans including South Asians and Pacific Islanders are less than 3 percent of the broadcast media work force. Yet they are 6 percent of the population and the fastest growing segment.