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  • Volume 2018

    Role of Print Media in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor as Stakeholder
    (International Journal of Business, Economics and Management Works)

    Vol. 5, Issue 12, PP. 32-35, December 2018
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    Keywords: China, Pakistan, Economic, Corridor, Media, Balochistan

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    Abstract

    Media has become an integral part of society as it influences the society by several ways. The basic functions of the media are to inform, educate and entertain the masses. In the modern world media not only inform, educate and entertain the societies but the extended roles of the media have many other dimensions as well. Media has become the mirror of the society, so it is a duty of the media managers to show the actual face of the society via media. Media is creating sensation around this region by putting its active role on the audience through highlighting the news stories about china-pakistan economic corridor (CPEC) and also representing information of stakeholders in mass media in their own subjective and their own situation. CPEC being one of the most important economic projects in the region will be the game changer for Pakistan and due to the investments and interest of regional powers CPEC is stuck down into the neck of many countries. It is fact that once this project is completed it will boost the Pakistan’s economy and it will definitely go upwards. There are enormous studies on CPEC but no study has focused on the media representation as stakeholder. This study explored the new dimensions of CPEC and the role of media representing as stakeholders. The news stories are very informative and played a very effective role on citizens of Pakistan in order to share a concrete and prompt information regarding CPEC. Dawn (English) and Jang (Urdu) are the leading newspaper in Pakistan and considered as opinion maker in the country. These newspapers have played a vital role in changing mind frame of public and even policy makers. These newspapers are not the authority to make policy but it makes ground on which policies are made. The media is playing its role effectively in eliminating information gap through building the positive image in the minds of the stakeholders. The media is publishing positive image news more so as to build a linkage and bridge between the stakeholders. The positive statements of the authorities are published more highlighting the fact that the most of the stakeholders are motivated to have the maximum.

    Author

    1. First Author: Riphah International University Islamabad, tajmengal@gmail.com
    2. Second Author: Islamic international University, Islamabad, shussain@gmail.com
    3. Third Author: CASVAB University of Balochistan, kamrancasvab@yahoo.com, 03333789889
    4. Fourth Author: Chinese Embassy in Pakistan, kamrancasvab@gmail.com
    5. Fifth Author: CASVAB University of Balochistan, taj_imran@yahoo.com
     

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    Taj Muhammad Mengal, Shabir Hussain, Muhammad Kamran Taj, Zhang Liang and Imran Taj, "Role of Print Media in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor as Stakeholder" International Journal of Business, Economics and Management Works, Vol. 5, Issue 12, PP. 32-35, December 2018                        

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