Kazakhstan in a Mirror of the World’s Mass Media Cover Image

Kazakhstan in a Mirror of the World’s Mass Media
Kazakhstan in a Mirror of the World’s Mass Media

Author(s): Ardak Yesdauletova, Aitmukhanbet Yesdauletov, Kairat Sakh
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Media studies, ICT Information and Communications Technologies
Published by: Scientia Moralitas Research Institute
Keywords: Kazakhstan; mass media; image; newspapers; internet; information;
Summary/Abstract: Kazakhstan proclaimed its independence after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in December 1991. In March 1992 the Republic of Kazakhstan became a member of the United Nations Organization. This event and diplomatic recognition by many of countries symbolized the entry of the young state into the world community. In December 2016 Kazakhstan celebrated the 25th anniversary as a sovereign state. TV broadcasting and print media broadly covered a lot of achievements of the country.The aim of our presentation is to reveal how the world’s mass media covered Kazakhstan and what image it had in other countries. Internet played an important role in disseminating information. People were able to get some knowledge from the foreign sources. They can evaluate the foreign and domestic policies of a certain state.It was possible to determine its achievements and challenges through mass media.The main achievements of Kazakhstan connected with dynamic economic development, political stability and initiatives in the sphere of non-proliferation of nuclear weapons. Criticism on the part of western media concerned such fields as democratic values and human rights.

  • Page Range: 85-94
  • Page Count: 10
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Language: English