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Student
Title
Supervisor
Faculty
Educational Programme
Final Grade
Year of Graduation
Vera Babenko
The Specific Features of News Agenda Formation in the Context of Media System of Kazakhstan
Integrated Communications
(Master’s programme)
2017
The paper is dedicated to study of features of Kazakhstan news agenda-setting. "Dominant of media space" is second name of аgenda since it allows to control audience's attention. The agenda might be defined by government, imperious elites or society. In what way this occurs in Kazakhstan we cannot say with complete confidence. First of all, because of Kazakhstan informative space is diverse, it includes: State/neutral/opposition mass media, Kazakh-speaking/Russian-speaking, offline/online, local/foreign, official sources/informal communication channels and separate segments of the Kazakhstan information field are not researched enough. The theme of this paper is actual and has practical importance. The object of the research is a Kazakhstan mediasystem that includes in itself media-companies, the mass media, communication channels, platforms, social networks, ways of its interaction and also communication consumer's behavior. The subject of the research is the news (informative) agenda of Kazakhstan. Theoretical basis is formed by information society theories, theories of press, theories of agenda. The sources of research are normative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan, statistic materials, results of sociological polls, mass media materials. The purpose of the research is to compare Kazakh-speaking and Russian-speaking mass media agenda and identify the main factors of their formation. The method of the research is 11 mass media content analysis. The newness and practical importance of the work is that the similar research carries out in Kazakhstan first time. The results of the research will help explain how "agenda" is formed and which conditions and factors influences on it. The structure of the work: introduction, three chapters and conclusions, the list of literature. The common amount of the dissertation is... pages.

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