A Portrayal of Pak Army in Leading Newspapers (Media - A catalyst for peace or cause of conflict)
Keywords:• Pakistan Army, • News Media, • Security, • Politics. • Daily Dawn • Urdu and English languages
The study focuses to analyze the Pakistan news media reporting of Army in the selected newspapers. The aim of the study Pakistani media framing of Army in general perspective of different cases like security wise coverage, interference in politics and foreign policy. It is essential to briefly discus the history of Pakistan Army and the history of Pakistan media in national issues. The content analysis technique was used for collecting data. The two leading newspapers of Urdu and English languages, Daily Jang Rawalpindi, and Daily Dawn Islamabad were selected for the analysis. The results showed a positivity portrayal in Pakistani media coverage of the Army in both newspapers. Positive coverage was more dominant on security issues than the political issues. The daily Jang gave more Space than Daily dawn. Pakistan media was again supporting national interest, supporting the internal war of terrorism, and military cooperation of peace negotiations.
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