Minority magazines refer to publications that serve U.S. immigrant populations that are often underrepresented by the mainstream media. Asian American magazines, as one specific type of minority magazines, tend to appeal to young, well-educated Asian Americans who have interests in a variety of topics, including cultural, economic, and political affairs, as well as arts and literature. Articles can be in various forms, such as opinions and critiques of these topics, or information about events (e.g., art exhibition, music performance) designed for the Asian American community. This entry discusses the history and roles of Asian American magazines, challenges they face, and their impact on mass media and society.


The history of Asian American magazines in the United States highlights the fall of print magazines and the rise ...

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