A Survey of Selected Chinese Students in the United States to Determine How They Receive Hometown News

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The problem of this study was to determine how Chinese students obtain news from home. The study was conducted in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Denton, with 182 respondents from six universities. The study determined that Chinese students obtained Chinese news from Chinese newspapers circulating in the United States. The longer Chinese students remained in the United States, the fewer letters they received from home and the fewer newspapers and clippings their family and friends sent them. The conclusion of the study was that Chinese students read Chinese newspapers because they wish to maintain ties with their hometown and culture. Students ... continued below

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Yang, Joe T. (Joe Tsi) August 1981.

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The problem of this study was to determine how Chinese students obtain news from home. The study was conducted in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Denton, with 182 respondents from six universities. The study determined that Chinese students obtained Chinese news from Chinese newspapers circulating in the United States. The longer Chinese students remained in the United States, the fewer letters they received from home and the fewer newspapers and clippings their family and friends sent them. The conclusion of the study was that Chinese students read Chinese newspapers because they wish to maintain ties with their hometown and culture. Students stated that Hong Kong local news was their primary item in reading Chinese newspapers.

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Yang, Joe T. (Joe Tsi). A Survey of Selected Chinese Students in the United States to Determine How They Receive Hometown News, thesis, August 1981; Denton, Texas. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504436/: accessed May 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; .