Asian American newspapers in the United States reflect the diversity of Asian Americans themselves. While bilingual and Asian-language (e.g., Korean, Japanese) newspapers are dedicated to serving specific Asian American communities or first-generation immigrants, English-language publications tend to serve Asian American descendants in the United States or attempt to reach a larger reader population. This entry provides an overview of Asian American newspapers, their roles, the challenges they face, and the implications for society and mass media.


The history of Asian American newspapers has a significant relationship with the immigration history of ethnic communities along with their languages and cultural heritages. Some newspapers have gone out of business, while others continue to grow and represent the diversity of Asian American communities.

Chinese American Press

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