ISSN(Print): 2708-2105 - ISSN(Online): 2709-9458 - ISSN-L: 2708-2105

Projection of CPEC in Print Media of Pakistan from 2014-2019

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The study aims to examine the narrative of CPEC disseminated by the Pakistani national print English media. For comprehensive understanding, the CPEC was divided into three dimensions, economic, culture and environment. The study follows the secondary data for the analysis of the narrative on the print English media about the CPEC. The English media was specified in a way that all the leading newspapers like Dawn, The Tribune and The News were consulted covering the news and the opinion-based articles. The study finds that the change in the trends about narrative of CPEC seems fluctuating between the favorable and unfavorable for Pakistan. Hence, the changing trends in narrative seem quite clear and visible. The study recommends that government and relevant officials representing CPEC should properly interaction with the media and journalists need to be capacitated in knowledge about the particular aspects of CPEC.


1-Syed Imran Haider
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

2-Azhar Waqar
PhD Candidate, Department of International Relations, National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan.


CPEC, Print Media, Narrative, Favorable, Un-Favorable

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IV - I

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Published: Dec 2019

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