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Asians in the Media
An exploration of the misrepresentation of Asians in the American media.
# 120861 | 1,500 words | 11 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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This paper examines how Asians are represented in the various media and how accurate these representations are. It looks particularly at how Japanese women are portrayed, and how their portrayal has changed over the last century. It covers movies, television and literature and misrepresentation of Asian women.

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"Asians have always been portrayed to the world as defined by American media stereotypes. This has been done with little knowledge of the Asian people and with little concern for how the image would affect Asian Americans. Asian faces and accents are represented as anything distinctly un-American or counter to Western culture. No distinction is made between Asian Americans who have lived in this country for generations and are completely Americanized, and Asian nationals who have no loyalty to the United States. Hollywood has typically restricted its portrayal..."

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