Table 2. Communication ecologies of geo-ethnic areas: Relative importance of communication connections for the understanding goal.

Ethnicity

Korean

Chinese

Hispanic

     

Armenian

White

White

White

African American

Area:

Greater Koreatown

Greater Monterey Park/ Alhambra

East LA

South East

Pico Union

Glendale

Glendale

Glendale

Westside

South Pasadena

Greater Crenshaw

Sample:

N= 238

N =321

N =250

N =438

N =301

N =151

N =211

N =189

N = 250

N = 251

N = 252

                       

MAINSTREAM

                     

Television

31

24

27

19

19

31

30

26

42

28

46

Radio

2

4

7

4

4

5

2

6

10

5

8

Newspapers

8

13

17

8

7

25

12

38

62

32

27

Book/Magazines

3

3

3

5

2

3

3

5

4

8

2

                       

(GEO) ETHNIC

                     

Television

37

42

52

51

45

27

30

18

12

10

17

Radio

28

21

25

17

15

5

1

4

8

10

13

Newspapers

59

45

19

25

23

16

13

29

7

33

19

                       

INTERPERSONAL

16

16

24

27

33

25

19

32

37

51

40

                       

INTERNET

5

16

2

7

6

14

11

13

6

5

5

                       

From “Comparing the Communication Ecologies of Geo-Ethnic Communities: How People Stay on Top of their Community” by Wilkin, Ball-Rokeach, Matsaganis, and Cheong.