POLITICAL AFFILIATION, ACTIVISM AND IDEOLOGIES OF SINDH JOURNALISTS IN PAKISTAN

Bashir Memon

Abstract


News media are believed to have a role in the strengthening and functioning of a democratic political system in any society or state. Hence, the political affiliations of news constructers (journalists) matter and deserve attention. This paper elicits and discusses the extent to which Sindh journalists relate themselves with political parties. For this empirical data was collected via a cross sectional survey of 576 journalists in Sindh province, Pakistan that presents key elements of their political affiliation, like being a member or supporter of any political party, and particularly what ideologies they follow. Moreover, the political affiliations of the journalists have been assessed in the context of their professional and demographic variables.

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