Effect of Media on Creating National Identity

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Table of Contents ▪ Introduction……………………………….2 ▪ Literature review………………………….4 ▪ References………………………………….10 ▪ Hypothesis………………………………….11 ▪ Methodology………………………………..11 Delimitation Type of study Theoretical framework Introduction: A nation is a group of people who share common history, culture, language and ethnic origin often possessing or seeking its own government. National identity refers to the distinguish features of group and to the individual’ sense of belonging to it. In some case even a little difference in pronunciation is enough to categorize a person as a member of different nation but in some cases two people may be separated by language, culture, geographical location etc categorized in…show more content…
4. Finally this research will help me in completion of my degree of mass communication. Literature review: Through searching different books, articles and documentaries on internet and media resources it can be deduced that National Identity is a subject that is mostly dealt indirectly by Media. A huge amount of literature and media projects are available all around the world on the subject but it addresses only specific regions and characteristics of national identity. For example rather than defining what National Identity itself is, most of the work is done about National language, National Heroes and National Heritage etc. National identity is a vast subject which directly or indirectly touches huge number of variegated subjects. National Television plays the major role in developing the sense of National Identity. PTV as national service channel in Pakistan has produced a large number of programmes in various formats which directly and indirectly address the importance of National identity. Patriotic songs presented by PTV focus various emblems of National identity eg. Qauid e Azam, Tehreek e Insaaf, Pakistani Flag, Landmarks and Cities etc. • Yun di Hamein azaadi keh dunia hui hairan • Hamara Parcham yeh pyara Parcham • Ao Bacho sair karaein tum ko Pakistan ki Private channels and media promotes national identity in its own way mostly
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