Asian American News Media

Asian American journalism can be defined in two ways: through publications and electronic media that focus expressly on Asian American interests and issues and through Asian American journalists who ply their craft in any medium. This subset of journalism is rising in importance, due to the large Asian immigration influx that has taken place in the United States over recent decades. Prior to the Hart-Celler Act of 1965, a set of preferences based upon “national origins” had established quotas that limited the number of immigrants arriving from Asia. Under the new law, these restrictions were lifted, leading to a sustained growth in arrivals from that region.

According to the Migration Policy Institute, in the period from 1960 to 2017, the number of U.S. immigrants born in ...

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