From terrorism to television : dynamics of media, state, and society in Pakistan / edited by Qaisar Abbas and Farooq Sulehria. - 1 online resource

Preface Contributors Chapter 1Walking in Circle: Democracy, State and Freedom of Expression in PakistanQaisar Abbas and Farooq Sulehria Chapter 2Journalism in the Service of JihadFaizullah JanChapter 3Jihad on Screen: The Role of Jihadi Drama, Film and Their Press Coverage, 1979-89 in Islamising PakistanFarooq SulehriaChapter 4The Politics of Pity and the Individual Heroine Syndrome: Mukhtaran Mai and Malala Yousafzai of PakistanFawzia Afzal KhanChapter 5TV News as Merchant of War Hysteria: Framing the Kashmir Conflict in India and PakistanQaisar Abbas Chapter 6Performing Piety and Sexuality in PakistanAfiya Shehrbano ZiaChapter 7Cost of Doing their Job: The Online Harassment of Women JournalistsAyesha KhanChapter 8Counterterrorism Perspective and the Pakistani TV Channels: A Case Study of Osama bin Laden's AssassinationAmir Hamza MarwanChapter 9The Journey of Pakistan's Oscar-success A Girl in the River: An Insider's AccountHaya Fatima Iqbal Chapter 10What Freedom? Reflections of a Working JournalistFarah ZiaChapter 11 Covering the Periphery: Balochistan as a Blind Spot in the Mainstream Newspapers of PakistanAdnan AamirChapter 12Interviews with I. A. Rehman, Mehdi Hassan, and Eric Rahim: Freedom of Expression and the Sham DemocracyQaisar Abbas and Farooq SulehriaIndex

This book unpacks the media dynamics within the socio-cultural, political, and economic context of Pakistan. It provides an in-depth, critical, and scholarly discussion of contemporary issues such as media, state, and democracy in Pakistan; freedom of expression in Pakistani journalism; Balochistan as a blind spot in mainstream newspapers; media control by state institutions; women and media discourses; TV talk shows and coverage of Kashmir; feminist narrative and media images of Malala Yousufzai and Mukhtaran Mai; jihad on screen; and Osama bin Laden's death on screen, to understand the relation between media and terrorism. The book covers diverse media types including TV, radio, newspapers, print media, films, documentary, stage performance, and social media. Detailed, interdisciplinary, analytical, and with original perspectives from journalists as well as academics, this volume will be useful to scholars and researchers of media studies, Pakistan studies, politics and international affairs, military and terrorism studies, journalism and communication studies, and South Asian studies. It will also interest general readers, policy makers, and those interested in global journalism, mass media, and freedom of expression.

9781000167306 1000167305 0367824469 9780367824464 9781000167368 1000167364 9781000167337 100016733X

Mass media--Pakistan.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / Terrorism

P92.P3 / F76 2021

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