'Forgotten Audiences'

forgotten-audiences.jpgA transdisciplinary and multi-method audience study into using, consuming and doing television among diaspora youth

Researcher(s) (CIMS)

Fien Adriaens

Supervisors (CIMS)

Daniel Biltereyst

Co-Supervisors (CIMS)

Sofie Van Bauwel

Funded by

FWO 2008-2012


The purpose of this research is to elaborate on the meaning of popular fictional televisionprogrammes for migrant youngsters. We will study this by means of qualitative audience-and reception research. More specifically, we will study if (and how) popular fictional discourses play a role in the identity construction process of teenagers with migrant backgrounds. To do this, we will use a recently developed method; visual ethnography.