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International News Coverage: Nagorno Karabakh conflict in the New York Times newspaper

Gunay Sadikhova: International News Coverage: Nagorno Karabakh conflict in the New York Times newspaper. Eastern Mediterranean University, 2013.

Abstract

Conflicts live everywhere in the world and media represents them from variety angles. Media is an essential tool for successful foreign policy. Every country has its own foreign policy and interests. Foreign policy of a country could be defined in a relation to local interests. The main goal of this study is to find out if the media is in favor of presenting foreign news in relation to its own country‟s interests or not. The representation of Nagorno Karabakh conflict in New York Times newspaper was chosen as a sample for this study. Historical background of the conflict, international news flow, conflict news value, peace journalism, and etc have been debated in the literature review. Quantitative methodology has been favored in this case study. For data collection content analysis has been done. This study looks at the news stories about Nagorno Karabakh conflict in New York Times online newspaper. Specific time period of 1992-1997, and 2007-2012 was chosen for the research. Several questions such as how the Nagorno Karabakh conflict represented in NYT newspaper, which aspects of the conflict was touched and how the coverage of the conflict has changed through the time, tried to be answered. Suggestions for further researchers can be to broaden the study into the television and radio news stories, to explore if they are also in favor of presenting foreign news in relation to its own country‟s interests or not.

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@mastersthesis{Sadikhova2013,
title = {International News Coverage: Nagorno Karabakh conflict in the New York Times newspaper},
author = {Gunay Sadikhova},
url = {http://publications.codewit.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/International-News-Coverage-Nagorno-Karabakh.pdf},
year  = {2013},
date = {2013-07-11},
address = {Gazimagusa, North Cyprus},
school = {Eastern Mediterranean University},
abstract = {Conflicts live everywhere in the world and media represents them from variety angles. Media is an essential tool for successful foreign policy. Every country has its own foreign policy and interests. Foreign policy of a country could be defined in a relation to local interests. The main goal of this study is to find out if the media is in favor of presenting foreign news in relation to its own country‟s interests or not. The representation of Nagorno Karabakh conflict in New York Times newspaper was chosen as a sample for this study. Historical background of the conflict, international news flow, conflict news value, peace journalism, and etc have been debated in the literature review. Quantitative methodology has been favored in this case study. For data collection content analysis has been done. This study looks at the news stories about Nagorno Karabakh conflict in New York Times online newspaper. Specific time period of 1992-1997, and 2007-2012 was chosen for the research. Several questions such as how the Nagorno Karabakh conflict represented in NYT newspaper, which aspects of the conflict was touched and how the coverage of the conflict has changed through the time, tried to be answered. Suggestions for further researchers can be to broaden the study into the television and radio news stories, to explore if they are also in favor of presenting foreign news in relation to its own country‟s interests or not. },
type = {thesis},
keywords = {Conflict News Value, International News Flow, Nagorno Karabakh Conflict, Peace Journalism},
pubstate = {published},
tppubtype = {mastersthesis}
}

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