TECHNIQUES OF APPROACHING THE POLITICAL ISSUES IN TELEVISION INVESTIGATIVE PROGRAMS: AN ANALYTICAL STUDY

Authors

  • BushraDawoodSaba Al-Sanjari, seenhat Mohammed uldawody

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to determine the methods of approaching the political issues in
television investigative programs. It is based on the survey method and an analysis the content
of a sample of the TV investigative show (The hidden is more immense) aired on Al Jazeera
catellite channel. The study yields a number of results, the most important of which are: The
experts category has ranked first among the sources on which these programs depend and at a
percentage of (41.9%). The highest proportion of the meanings and ideas included in the
program's episodes was for those related to violence, which reached a rate of (47.4%) while
those pertaining to international terrorism reached (25%). The results showed a clear bias
towards one side at the expense of the other in presenting the political issues. In light of the
findings of this study, I put forward a series of recommendations. The most important of these
can be summarised as follows: First, maximising the effectiveness of the TV investigative
programs, by increasing the time space allocated to them. Secondly, supporting the crews of
these programs financially and morally, as well as allowing them to participate in training
courses organized by Arab and international TV networks specialized in the field of
investigative journalism. The content of these programs must be kept out of alignment and
imbalance in the presentation of information.

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Published

2020-11-01

How to Cite

BushraDawoodSaba Al-Sanjari, seenhat Mohammed uldawody. (2020). TECHNIQUES OF APPROACHING THE POLITICAL ISSUES IN TELEVISION INVESTIGATIVE PROGRAMS: AN ANALYTICAL STUDY. PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt / Egyptology, 17(6), 9630 - 9646. Retrieved from http://mail.palarch.nl/index.php/jae/article/view/2517