COMPARATIVE COVERAGE OF MISSING PERSONS IN PAKISTAN: A CASE STUDY OF THE ‘NEWS’ & THE ‘FRONTIER POST’

Mirza Jan

Abstract


Abstract

This comparative study of elite press discusses the major issue of missing persons in Pakistan. The two national English newspapers the “News” and the ‘Frontier Post’ framed the issue with meaningful identity. Both the News and the Frontier Post are the most prominent newspapers of Pakistan. This content analysis explores the “Number Wise” & “Space Wise” coverage and treatment of newspapers on the front and back pages. Population of this study was all news pictures and stories. This study has been analyzed and presented by using different appropriate descriptive and inferential statistics.


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