author={Ally Ostrowski},
  journal={South Asian Popular Culture},
  pages={18 - 3}
  • Ally Ostrowski
  • Published 1 April 2006
  • Sociology
  • South Asian Popular Culture
How is religion reported in the Hindu‐majority country of Nepal? Is there a relationship between the type of religion portrayed and the ways religion is covered in the television news? To answer these questions a content analysis of Nepal TV evening newscasts was conducted to examine religious representations. The results suggest relatively infrequent presentation of religion in the news, but what is being shown is overwhelmingly Hindu and presents Nepal as a homogenous religious population… 
Newspaper Coverage of Christianity in South Korea, 1996–2005
ABSTRACT This study analyzes a sample of 2,614 news articles dealing with religions published in Chosun Ilbo from 1996 to 2005, focusing on how this major newspaper covered Christianity in terms of


Nationalism and ethnicity in a Hindu kingdom : the politics of culture in contemporary Nepal
1. Political Identity in Nepal: State, Nation and Community 2. Identity and Change Among the Gurungs (Tamu-Mai) of Central Nepal 3. Defining Maithil Identity: Who is in Charge? 4. Hinduization: The
Sacred and Secular: Religion and Politics Worldwide
Part I. Understanding Secularization: 1. The secularization debate 2. Measuring secularization 3. Comparing secularization worldwide Part II. Case Studies of Religion and Politics: 4. The puzzle of
Framing European politics: a content analysis of press and television news
We investigated the prevalence of 5 news frames identified in earlier studies on framing and framing effects: attribution of responsibility, conflict, human interest, economic consequences, and
Toward an Explication of Media Enjoyment: The Synergy of Social Norms, Viewing Situations, and Program Content
In studying media enjoyment, communication scholars have assumed a measurable, internally valid relationship between program content and viewer response. Drawing on literature from sport and social
Freedom in the World: Political Rights and Civil Liberties, 1984-1985
  • R. Gastil
  • Political Science
    American Political Science Review
  • 1985
The Comparative Survey of Freedom is an institutional effort by Freedom House to monitor the progress and decline of political rights and civil lib-erties in 191 nations and 59 related territories.
Newspapers in Asia : contemporary trends and problems
language training, the lack of vision in research projects (usually done by only one investigator), weakness in national organization of the field, library, and information sources, and the level and
Framing: Toward Clarification of a Fractured Paradigm
Reaching this goal would require a more self-con- scious determination by communication scholars to plumb other fields and feed back their studies to outside researchers, and enhance the theoretical rigor of communication scholarship proper.
Satellites Over South Asia: Broadcasting, Culture and the Public Interest
Introduction Colonial Beginnings and National Imperatives South Asia Goes Global The Lure of the Indian Market Whose Popular Culture? India North and South The South Asian Footprint The Response of
Mass Media Research: An Introduction
Though mass media students need to have a firm enough understanding of the research process to carry out some research, their main goal is to understand analysis and reports from secondary sources..