A comparative study of media, media use and ethnolinguistic vitality in bilingual communities

  • Tom Moring
  • Catharina Lojander-Visapää
  • Andrea Nordqvist
  • Laszlo Vincze
  • Nadja Mänty


This paper presents some preliminary results from acomparative study of interrelations between identity (in terms of subjectively identified identity); media (in terms of completeness in supply); media use (in terms of choice of language); and EV among bilingual speakers of autochthonous minority languages. It builds on studies that are carried out among German speakers in South Tyrol, Hungarian speakers in Romania and Swedish speakers in Finland, combining institutional analysis and quantitative surveys in a comparative perspective