From Terrorism to Television

Dynamics of Media, State, and Society in Pakistan

Qaisar Abbas (Redaktør) ; Farooq Sulehria (Redaktør)

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. Les mer
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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.

Fakta

Innholdsfortegnelse

Preface


Contributors








Chapter 1


Walking in Circle: Democracy, State and Freedom of Expression in Pakistan


Qaisar Abbas and Farooq Sulehria








Chapter 2


Journalism in the Service of Jihad


Faizullah Jan








Chapter 3


Jihad on Screen: The Role of Jihadi Drama, Film and Their Press Coverage, 1979-89 in Islamising Pakistan


Farooq Sulehria











Chapter 4


The Politics of Pity and the Individual Heroine Syndrome: Mukhtaran Mai and Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan


Fawzia Afzal Khan











Chapter 5


TV News as Merchant of War Hysteria: Framing the Kashmir Conflict in India and Pakistan


Qaisar Abbas








Chapter 6


Performing Piety and Sexuality in Pakistan


Afiya Shehrbano Zia








Chapter 7


Cost of Doing their Job: The Online Harassment of Women Journalists


Ayesha Khan








Chapter 8


Counterterrorism Perspective and the Pakistani TV Channels: A Case Study of Osama bin Laden's Assassination


Amir Hamza Marwan








Chapter 9


The Journey of Pakistan's Oscar-success A Girl in the River: An Insider's Account


Haya Fatima Iqbal








Chapter 10


What Freedom? Reflections of a Working Journalist


Farah Zia








Chapter 11


Covering the Periphery: Balochistan as a Blind Spot in the Mainstream Newspapers of Pakistan


Adnan Aamir








Chapter 12


Interviews with I. A. Rehman, Mehdi Hassan, and Eric Rahim: Freedom of Expression and the Sham Democracy


Qaisar Abbas and Farooq Sulehria








Index

Om forfatteren

Qaisar Abbas is Advisor, SMU Human Rights Program at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, USA.


Farooq Sulehria is Assistant Professor at the Department of Liberal Arts, Beaconhouse National University, Lahore, Pakistan.