The News Coverage on Children and the Ethics: A Study on the Contents of 10 Newspapers of Bangladesh
Sikder, M. Didarul Karim
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This is a study on analysis of 10 leading newspapers of Bangladesh on their role in covering news on children following ethical guideline set by UNICEF, as well as tendency of priority imposing on such topics. The researcher has chosen Daily Prothom Alo, Daily Jugantor, Daily Kaler Kantho, Daily Samakal, Daily Ittefaq, Daily Naya Diganta, Daily Sun, Daily Star, Daily Independent, Daily New Age based on their circulation and analyzed them within the timeframe starting from April 01, 2015 to April 07, 2015. The research has been done in quantitative method to find the frequency and publishing priority of children news in those newspapers. Within the timeframe no unethical news has been published in any of those newspapers. But the differences found in the numbers of news published and treatment given by different newspapers.