Pakistans Print Media Presentation of Pakistan China Relation and New Silk Route Corridor Project (A Case Study of Chinese President Xi JinPing Visit Days)Akif Hamid M1* and Huma Hameed Z2
- *Corresponding Author:
- Muhammad Akif Hamid
College of Journalism and Communication, Hebei University
180 Wusi East Road, Baoding, Hebei Province, 071002, China
E-mail: [email protected] ; [email protected]
Received Date: January 23, 2016; Accepted Date: February 12, 2016; Published Date: February 24, 2016
Citation: Akif Hamid M, Huma Hameed Z (2016) Pakistan’s Print Media Presentation of Pakistan China Relation and New Silk Route Corridor Project (A Case Study of Chinese President Xi JinPing Visit Days). J Pol Sci Pub Aff 4:193. doi:10.4172/2332-0761.1000193
Copyright: © 2016 Akif Hamid M, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Pakistan China diplomatic relations and initiation of new Silk Road project by China is an initiative of diplomacy, new infrastructure and free trade zones, which has been focus of media from whole world. China Pakistan economic corridor is the center of the two countries' bilateral cooperation. This paper tried to see how Pakistani media see this initiative by examining the editorial and news coverage in Pakistani newspapers. Front-page news, editorials, and opinion pages from 20 April to 26 April were analyzed qualitatively to find out the Pakistani media stance regarding the initiative. Both positive and negative views appeared on the newspapers have been part of study. Mainly, this initiative is seen as positive one, but criticism is also seen on editorial part. Further large-scale research is needed to understand the media treatment of the issue comprehensively.