This research study explains the “Role of producers in giving awareness and treating reenacted crime stories in Pakistani TV Channels” and how is awareness given and crime being treated by using camera angles, animation, indoor & outdoor sets and props by the producers. Study is based on the notion of awareness regarding crimes and reenacted crime shows and role of producers during production of any program. Research study analyzed content of program to monitor the agenda of crime shows. Two methodologies of research quantitative and qualitative by using method of content analysis and framing analysis has been used in study. Data was collected by analyzing content of programs and observing the production techniques which used in reenactment crime shows. Study discussed production elements of shows that play significant role to set agenda of sensationalism & exaggeration of crimes among viewers.
1-Saima Waheed Lecturer, School of Media and Communication Studies, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.2-Seemab Far Bukhari PhD Scholar, Institute of Communication Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Ashraf Iqbal Incharge, Department of Mass Communication, GC Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan.
Role of Producers, Awareness, Reenacted Crime Stories, Treatment of Crime