Canadian Broadcasting and Multiculturalism: Attempts to Accommodate Ethnic Minorities

Eric Thomas

Abstract


Abstract:
This article proposes a framework for the analysis of the role of ethnic minorities in Canadian broadcasting. It takes into consideration the intersection of American, English-Canadian, and French-Canadian television output, as well as the divergent underlying cultural and linguistic policies of the Canadian and Quebec governments.


Résumé:
Cet article présente un cadre pour l'analyse du rôle des minorités ethniques dans la radiodiffusion canadienne. Ce cadre tient compte de l'intersection des émissions télévisées américaines, canadiennes anglaises
et canadiennes françaises, ainsi que des divergences dans les politiques culturelles et linguistiques sous-jacentes des gouvernements du Canada et du Québec.

Keywords


Frame analysis; Multiculturalism; Broadcasting; National policy; narrowcasting

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