publication . Doctoral thesis . 2013

Mediating Global Filipinos: The Filipino Channel and the Filipino Diaspora

Lu, Ethel Regis;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: United States
Abstract
<italic>Mediating Global Filipinos: The Filipino Channel and the Filipino Diaspora</italic> examines the notion of the "global Filipino" as imagined and constructed vis-à-vis television programs on The Filipino Channel (TFC). This study contends that transnational Philippine media broadly construct the notion of "global Filipinos" as diverse, productive, multicultural citizens, which in effect establishes a unified overseas Filipino citizenry for Philippine economic welfare and global cultural capital. Despite the network's attempts at representing difference and inclusion, what the notion of "global Filipinos" does not address are the structural and social ineq...
Subjects
free text keywords: Ethnic studies, Asian American studies, diaspora, filipino, media
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