USF St. Petersburg campus Master's Theses (Graduate)

First Advisor

Major Professor: Bernardo Motta, Ph.D.

Second Advisor

Monica Ancu, Ph.D.

Third Advisor

Casey Frechette, Ph.D.


University of South Florida St. Petersburg

Document Type


Publication Date


Date Issued

March 27, 2020


Immigrant populations within the United States are a burgeoning interest for communication studies, but few resources exist for gauging the media resources available to these populations. This study aims to explore the literature on migrant media consumption and expatriate voting in order to develop an analytical model of media markets surrounding diasporic populations. The goal of this study was to identify relevant tools and data, to code them as variables, and to apply them to the Cabo Verdean diaspora within the U.S. in order to test the strengths and weaknesses of existing resources for analyzing diasporic media markets.


A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in Digital Journalism and Design Department of Digital Communication College of Arts and Sciences University of South Florida St. Petersburg

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