Environmental Problems of the Indus Delta in Pakistani Print Media: An Agenda Setting Analysis

  • Ali Akbar Hingorjo
  • Dr Bashir Ahmed Memon
Keywords: Environmental Problems, Climate Change, Agenda Setting, Indus Delta


Environmental degradation and climate change are considered as burning issues of human society in these days and media is playing an important role in development of public perception about such issues. In this context, the Indus Delta region of Pakistan is one of the highly vulnerable regions as far as the issues of climate change and environmental degradation are concerned. This article is aimed at evaluating the role of Pakistani print media in highlighting the environmental problems of the Indus Delta region. The article is based on content analysis of selected Sindhi, Urdu and English newspapers to evaluate the role of print media in setting public agenda regarding environmental issues.