Print Media Role in Promotion of Human Rights in Pakistan

Irem Sultana, Rao Shahid Mahmood Khan, Ifra Iftikhar
2020 Global Sociological Review  
The current study is an exploratory study of Pakistan's print media to understand its role in the promotion of Human rights as their promotion is the basic duty of every state as per the United Nations agenda. It is the content analysis of four national dailies, both Urdu and English. Study finds out that there is no significant difference among both types of papers in publishing news regarding Human Rights. But Urdu papers published more news about Human Rights as compare to English Dailies.
more » ... th type of newspapers mostly published news about loss & damages and the statements. Pakistani press is not conscious about the United Nations Agenda of "Promotion of Human Rights is the responsibility of the states" and publishes the news about incidents objectively. Professional journalists should differentiate between the "Human right journalism and human wrong journalism".
doi:10.31703/gsr.2020(v-iv).02 fatcat:fhdkyjh7cjgcbgov7zjcju6zb4