Portrayal of Pak-US relations in Elite Press of Pakistan and United States during Raja Pervaiz Ashraf Regime (June 2012-December 2012)Muhammad Sikandar Sultan*
Government Islamia College of Commerce, Allama Iqbal town, Lahore, Pakistan
- *Corresponding Author:
- Muhammad Sikandar Sultan
Government Islamia College of Commerce
Allama Iqbal town, Lahore, Pakistan
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: January 23, 2013; Accepted Date: March 05, 2013; Published Date: March 12, 2013
Citation: Sultan MS (2013) Portrayal of Pak-US relations in Elite Press of Pakistan and United States during Raja Pervaiz Ashraf Regime (June 2012-December 2012). J Mass Communicat Journalism 3:149. doi:10.4172/2165-7912.1000149
Copyright: © 2013 Sultan MS. 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.
The study Portrayal of Pak-US Relations in elite press of Pakistan and United States during Raja Pervaiz Ashraf Regime (June 2012-December 2012) is focused to study the relations between Pakistan and United States of America in the government of Pakistan’s Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf who took charge as Prime Minister in June 2012. In this study the content analysis of the two newspapers is made where the editorials of elite pres i.e. Daily Dawn from Pakistan and Washington Post from United States were analyzed. In this study the framing theory is used in the theoretical framework. There are total 82 editorials regarding Pak-US relations that were analyzed, 29 editorials of Washington Post whereas 53 editorials of Daily Dawn. The study has shown that the newspapers of both the countries has mostly shown the unsatisfied behavior towards the issues and has criticized the foreign policy of their respective countries.