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Sherry S. Yu

 

Associate Professor

Phone: 416-208-5177
Location: HW 411

Program

Journalism

Biography

Sherry S. Yu is Assistant Professor in the Department of Arts, Culture and Media and the Faculty of Information. She received her Ph.D. in Communication from the School of Communication at 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). Her research also has been published in scholarly journals such as Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, Journalism Studies, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Canadian Ethnic Studies, Canadian Journal of Communication, and Global Media Journal — Canadian Edition.

Research Interests

Ethnic/diasporic media; multiculturalism and media policies; comparative journalism; representation of diversity in media; new media and digital storytelling 

Publications

BOOKS
Yu, S. S. (2018). Diasporic media beyond the diaspora: Korean media in Vancouver and Los Angeles. Vancouver; Toronto: UBC Press
Book
https://www.ubcpress.ca/diasporic-media-beyond-the-diaspora
ISBN:9780774835787

Yu, S. S., & Matsaganis, M. D. (Eds.). (2019). Ethnic media in the digital age. New York; London: Routledge.
Edited book
https://www.routledge.com/Ethnic-Media-in-the-Digital-Age/Yu-Matsaganis/...
ISBN 9781138486485

JOURNAL ARTICLES
Yu, S. S. (2021). Cultural Diversity in Canadian television: The case of CBC's Kim's Convenience. Television & New Media.
Journal article
https://journals.sagepub.com/eprint/ZGVGVQUC8AT4XH2NUSXF/full
doi: 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. 
Journal article
doi:10.1080/1369183X.2017.1346466 

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.
Journal article
doi: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), 1309-1326. 
Journal article
doi:10.1177/1464884916667133

Yu, S. S. (2017). Women in ethnic news media. Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, 18(4), 425-445.
Journal article
doi:10.1177/1464884915614242

Yu, S. S. (2016). Instrumentalization of ethnic media. Canadian Journal of Communication, 41(2), 343-351.
Journal article (Commentary)

Yu, S. S., & Ahadi, D. (2010). Promoting civic engagement through ethnic media. PLATFORM: Journal of Media and Communication, 2(2), 54-71.
Journal article

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.
Journal article

BOOK CHAPTERS
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. DOI: 10.3998/mpub.11938487
https://www.press.umich.edu/11938487/mediating_the_south_korean_other

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.
Book chapter
ISBN: 9781526447210
https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/the-sage-handbook-of-media-and-migratio...

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.
Book chapter
ISBN: 9780367869533

ENCYCLOPEDIA ENTRIES
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.
Encyclopedia entry
doi: 10.1002/9781118841570.iejs0126
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/book/10.1002/9781118841570